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75. Kawakita Kahô (1875-1940) & Takahashi Dôhachi VI (Kachûtei)(1881-1941)
Kyôyaki
Set of 10 futamono, covered bowles - Shiki sôka, flowers of the four seasons
Signed: Kahô hitsu, Kachûtei rokusen Dôhachi zô
Seals:
Technique: Kyôyaki sometsuke (Seikaji) - Translucent blue and white porcelain with hand painted cobalt blue underglaze decorations. Ø 12 x 7.2
Box: signed by both potter and painter
Condition: one lid with kintsugu restoration, all others fine

Kawakita Kahô was born in Kyoto. He was a pupil of Kôno Bairei (1844-1895) and later of Kikuchi Hôbun (1862-1918). Kahô was a frequent exhibitor at the Bunten shows.

Reference:
Roberts p. 72
Aburai p. 129

Takahashi Dôhachi VI was born in Kyoto as the second son of Dôhachi IV (1845-1897). He studied with his father as well and his brother Dôhachi V (1869-1914) but also studied at the Kyoto Municipal Ceramics Laboratory. He inherited the title after his brother died in 1915 and he became Dôhachi VI in 1915. Dôhachi VI was known for his blue white porcelain and sencha ware.

Reference:
Kyoto 2003 p. 327

Price: EUR 1,800 / USD 2,070