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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 Keinen. 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
Size:20,6 cm (w) x 10 cm (h).
Price:€ 1250

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