Artist: Shindo Susumu (Japan, born 1952)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 1992
Porcelain with black pigment under blue enamel glaze
H x W x D: 9.8 x 55.2 x 55.2 cm (3 7/8 x 21 3/4 x 21 3/4 in)
Japan, Ishikawa prefecture, Komatsu
Credit Line
Gift of the Japan Foundation
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, porcelain
Provenance research underway.

According to the artist, "This wide-open shape balances on the smallest possible foot. I paid special attention to the overall proportion of the vessel. On the interior I painted a simple, crisp, rhythmically repeating geometric pattern. My aim was to create harmony between the black pigment and the blue glaze."

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