Rare pair of tea cups by renown Kiyomizu Rokubei 6th L95
Fine pair of tea caps by renown ceramic artist Kiyomizu Rokubei 6th. Rokubei dynasty started in late 18th century. That same year, he entered his first competition. His career was to be marked by success in exhibitions including numerous awards at. He was later frequently selected as a judge and director of these national exhibitions. He enjoyed international acclaim, showing pieces at exhibitions, having his works join museum collections and winning awards in Belgium, the USSR, France and Italy. He was made a member of the. THE DEVAGATI Order of cultural merit in 1976. Artist works are represented in major world museums, such as Metropolitan Museum in New York, Tokyo national museum and others. Both before and after he became Rokubei VI in 1945, he participated in efforts to promote young artists by founding a variety of organizations. He was one of "the first wave of'individualist' potters in contemporary Japanese history" known for his unique pieces and innovations. He created new glazes in 1953 and 1971, and invented a new firing technique in 1955. He was skilled at various Japanese and non-Japanese styles of pottery and praised for his versatility.
Cups are in good condition. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "antiqueman2003" and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped worldwide.