Modern Japanese Ceramics Pottery Contemporary

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Contemporary Tokoname Tsubo Vase by Konishi Yohei

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A huge museum quality pottery vase by Konishi Yohei (b.1941) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Tokoname Sen-Jomon Tsubo. The vase is 17-1/2 inches (45 cm) tall, roughly the same diameter and weighs 14 kg (30 lbs). It is in excellent condition, dating circa 1990. Yohei was born the son of Konishi Yusen in Tokoname city, graduating the Tokoname Ceramics institute in 1959. He was first accepted into the Modern Japan Ceramics Exhibition (Gendai Togeiten) in 1960 and has since racked up a tremendous list of exhibitions. Those include the Nitten, Nihon Dento Kogei Ten (National Traditional Crafts Exhibition) and Asahi Togei Ceramics Exhibition. Also the Nihon Mingei Ten, Sanki-Kai Ten(prized), Issui-Kai Ten and Chunichi Kokusai Togei Ten (prized). Barollis French International Exhibition (silver prize). Shipping will be considered separately due to size.