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Yamamoto Sekisô (1872-1944) & Yoshino Kichikai (dates unknown)
Nanga / Inuyama
Matchawan, tea bowl for green tea - Kiku, Chrysanthemum
Signed: Sekisô sanjin
Seals:
Technique: Grey pink crackled gohonde Inyama yaki with a blue tetsu-e iron oxide underglaxe painting Ø 16 x 6
Box: signed by Yoshino Kichikai
Condition: 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 lot Inuyamayaki, often cooperation with the famous Owari potter Matsumoto Shigenobu (1864-1950).

Reference:
Araki p. 483

Yoshino Kichikai, potter at the Kôryôen kiln, Inuyama.


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