|Stockno.:||K20-028 ||Artist:||Hasuda Shugoro 蓮田修吾郎 (1915-2010)||Description: ||Bronze gold-colored patina cylinder vase with collar on top and a protruding rim in the middle, reminiscent of a bamboo stalk.
With orginal box, signed on the inner lid ‘Shugoro’, with artist seal. Box reads ‘Bronze cylinder flower vase’ (idō tsutsu hanaire 鋳銅筒花入).
||Signed:||On the bottom of the vase ‘Shugoro’ ||Size:||Height: 25 cm||Condition:||In fine condition.||Price:||Euro 1950||Reference:||Hasuda Shugoro is the world renowned master of the modern Japanese bronze tradition. He was born in Kanazawa in 1915. He studied at Ishikawa Prefectural Industrial School (department of design and painting) and graduated from Tokyo School of Art in 1938 (department of crafts, chukin section). First award at the 5th Nitten in 1949. Hokuto Award in 1953, many prizes followed. He participated in founding the Creative Crafts Association (1952), the Japan Modern Craftsmen's Association (1961) and the Japan Metal Sculpture Institute (1976). In 1987 he was designated a person of Cultural Merits, decorated with the Order of Cultural Merit in 1991.|