ceramics

ISEZAKI Jun | Bizen Triangle Vase

ISEZAKI Jun 伊勢崎潤 (1936-)

Living National Treasure

Bizen Triangle Vase  備前 三角花生

H9.2”x D4.8” x W4.7”, H23.4 x D12.4 x W12cm

Stoneware 

Signed at the back

With Signed Wood Box

 

Public Collection:

The British Museum

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum, Ibaraki

Higashi Hiroshima City Museum of Art, Hiroshima.

 

1936    Born in Inbe, Okayama prefecture

1959    Graduated from Fine Art program at School of Education, Okayama University

            Studied ceramics with his brother Mitsuru under his father, Isezaki Yozen

1960    Taught in Bizen High school

1961    Built Anagama kiln with his brother 

1966    Became an official member of Japan Crafts Association

1971    Traveled in Europe

1978    Became a lecturer in Art program, School of Education, Okayama Univ.

1987    Won a prize in “Tea Ceremony Art Exhibition” Tabe Museum

1993    Received Okayama Culture Encouragement Award

1996    Received Cultural Award in Sanyo (Western Japan) Region

1998    Honored as Important Treasure in Okayama 

2004    Designated as a Living National Treasure

2007    Celebrating Fifty Years of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts, the British 

 

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