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Yagi Akira Seihakuji Funnel for Sake

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A stylish celadon funnel for filling Tokkuri or making cocktails by Yagi Akira enclosed in the original compartmentalized signed wooden box titled Seihakuji Roto (Celadon Funnel). It comes with the original artist made notched wood stand. Functional of course, it also makes for a beautiful object on the stand. It is 19 cm long (7-1/2 inches), 12.7 cm (5 inches) diameter and in excellent condition.
This name is a must have in any collection of modern Japanese Pottery. Akira was born in Kyoto in 1955, son of Avant-garde Yagi Kazuo (1918-1979) one of the founding members of Sodeisha. Akira was voted one of the 20 most important living artists by Honoho, Japans premier printed ceramic forum. Works by the artist are held in the British Museum, Victoria Albert Museum, Cleveland Art Museum, Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian and Tokyo Museum of Modern Art among many others. He was also the recipient of the Japan Ceramic Society (JCS) award in 1998, one in a long and prestigious list of awards.