Vestige ’93–2

Artist: Yagi Akira (Japan, born 1955)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 1993
Porcelain with lacquer and Japanese cypress wood (hinoki)
H x W x D: 23.7 x 100 x 11.5 cm (9 5/16 x 39 3/8 x 4 1/2 in)
Japan, Kyoto prefecture, Kyoto
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture


Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, porcelain
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Thomas W. Lentz. The First Ten Years, the Next Ten Years: The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 43, no. 3 New York. p. 6, fig. 9.
  • Louise Allison Cort. Japanese and Korean Ceramics. vol. 36, no. 1 Hong Kong, January-February 2006. p. 105, fig. 8.
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. p. 111.
  • Alice North, Halsey North, Louise Allison Cort. Listening to Clay: Conversations with Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Artists. New York, New York, June 14, 2022. p. 250, fig. 14.5.
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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