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23.1 Yamamoto Sekisô (1872-1944)
Inuyamayaki
Hanaire, flower vase - Seifu shûjitsu, a cool breeze all day,
Signed: Sha Sekisô senshi
Seals: Sekisô
Technique: Sometsuke, blue and white porcelain with a cobalt blue underglaze decoration Ø 20 x 30,3
Date: The mid fall of 1922
Box: decorated and inscribed by Jazan (unknown) in the fall of 1962
Condition: waterstain on the box, otherwse fine

Sekisô, also known as Sekiyô was a Nanga painter from Handa Owari Province (Nowadays Aichi prefecture). He was the son and pupil of Yamamoto Baisô (1846-1921). Baisô, a pupil of Nukina Kaioku (1778-1863), was considered to be one of the three Nanga masters together with Kodama Katei (1841-1913) and Yoshitsugu Haizan (1846-1915).
Sekisô ‘decorated’ a lotInuyamayaki, often cooperation with the famous Owari potter Matsumoto Shigenobu (1864-1950).

Reference:
Araki p. 483

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