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76/1. Yamada Kôun (1878-1956) & Seizan?
Kyôyaki
Chawan, tea bowl - Fugaku, Mount Fuji
Signed: Kôun
Seals: Seizan
Technique: Wheel turned beige kyôyaki with a brown tetsu-e underglaze painting Ø 11 x 7.4
Box: Inscribed Meiji 44, 10 (1901)
Condition: Fine

Kôun, a pupil of Kikuchi Hôbun (1862-1918) was born in Kyoto. He exhibited in 1918 at the Bunten and in 1926 at the Teiten. From 1915 through 1918 Kôun and his teacher Hôbun were in The Hague in the Netherlands to work on the Japanese room at the Peace Palace.

Reference:
Roberts p. 195
Aburai p. 406
Araki p. 1558

Price: EUR 700 / USD 805