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Artist:Yoshino Takeji (1920-)
Description: Large oval shaped vase.

Yoshino Takeji was born as in Takaoka in Toyama prefecture in Japan. He is the fourth generation of metal casters of his family, which has been dedicated to this craft since 1800. His father, Yoshino Takejirō taught him the techniques of casting, but he also graduated from the Toyama Industrial Art School in 1938. He prefers traditional bronze casting techniques over modern methods. In 1975 he was recognized by the Japanese government for his efforts of traditional metal making techniques. He received the 7th Blue Medal of Honour from the Japanese government in 1989.

Signed:With box
Size:30,9 cm (h)
Price:€ 1350