Vase with linear design

Maker(s)
Artist: Kondo Mitsuru (Japan, born 1957)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 1992
Medium
Porcelain with blue enamel glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 34.7 x 27.1 x 27.1 cm (13 11/16 x 10 11/16 x 10 11/16 in)
Geography
Japan, Ishikawa prefecture, Komatsu
Credit Line
Gift of the Japan Foundation
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1993.17
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Vase

Keywords
Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, porcelain
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Label

The artist states: "The decoration on this piece makes use of an opaque white pigment that does not melt even when fired to a high temperature.  Employing an extruding tool similar to that used for cake decoration, I squeezed out the white pigment to draw vertical ridges in relief.  I then applied Kutani enamel colors in patterns suggested by those ridges, refiring the piece several times to melt the enamels."

Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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