|Stockno.:||K17-084||Artist:||Miura Chikusen I 三浦竹泉(1854-1915) and Imao Keinen 今尾景年(1845-1924)||Description: ||Open ceramic bowl decorated with a landscape by Imao
With original box.
Miura Chikusen I was an established ceramist in Kyoto as a
supplier of tea wares. He was specialized in Kiyomizu-yaki and
Kyo-yaki, high quality porcelain used for the Japanese tea
ceremonies. He studied under Takahashi Dôhachi III (1811-1879)
as a young boy and at the age of 29 started his own kiln in the
Gojôzaka pottery district. He was also an accomplished painter,
poet and calligrapher who was active in literati circles. He often
collaborated with friends such as Imao Keinen to produce pieces.
The fifth generation still produces pottery in his kiln to this day.
Imao Keinen was born in Kyoto. He studied painting under
Umegawa Tôkyo (1828-1869) and calligraphy under Suzuki
Hyakunen (1825-1891). In 1888 he was appointed professor at the
Kyoto Prefectural School of Painting. He frequently showed his
work at exhibitions and often won prizes in Japan and abroad. He
was also an important f||Signed:||Size:||20,6 cm (w) x 10 cm (h).||Condition:||Price:||€ 1250||Reference:||