|23.3 Yamamoto Sekisô (1872-1944) with Yoshino Kichikai (dates unknown)|
Matchawan, tea bowl for green tea - Kiku, ChrysanthemumSigned: Sekisô sanjin
Technique: Grey pink crackled gohonde Inyama yaki with a blue tetsu-e iron oxide underglaze painting Ø 16 x 6
Box: signed by Kichikai
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).
Araki p. 483
Yoshino Kichikai, potter at the Kôryôen kiln, Inuyama.
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