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Yamada Kazu Contemporary Oribe Dish Set

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Five Oribe plates of elongated rectangular form splashed with red by important contemporary potter Yamada Kazu and enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kakuyu Oribe Choho-zara. Kakuyu-oribe is a style developed by and unique to Kazu. Each is roughly 15 inches (38 cm) long and all are in excellent condition.
Kazu was born in Tokoname city, one of Japans ancient kiln areas, into a line of potters. He would have been influenced early on by his father, Yamada Kenkichi and uncle living National Treasure Yamada Jozan. He graduated the Osaka Art University before moving to Echizen to establish his first kiln. He was propelled to international fame after building an Anagama kiln in Germany in 1988. He has been displayed domestically at the Asahi Togeiten, Nipon Togeiten and Chunichi Kokusai Togeiten as well as a host of private exhibitions in prominent galleries and department stores.