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24872  人間国宝 加藤卓男 (正倉院復元三彩貼花文鳳首瓶(安藤箱)) KATO Takuo

SKU 24872

Height 24.6cm

Diameter 11.6cm


He was exposed to the atomic bombing in Hiroshima when he was young, and despite suffering from leukemia, he devoted himself to researching Persian pottery with his indomitable spirit, and presented various works such as reproductions of Persian pottery and restorations of Shosoin treasures.

During his lifetime, he was awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon, designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property, and after his death received the Oribe Special Prize, among others. He has made great achievements by reproducing Persian ceramics such as lusterware, sansai, and blue glaze through his unique study, and has been awarded the MOA Grand Prize, which can be said to be the highest honor in the ceramic art world, and has been designated as an important intangible cultural property holder (living national treasure). Designated.

Sansai is the most representative of Takuo Kato's works and has been recognized as an Important Intangible Cultural Property. It is a very wonderful gem that accentuates the outstanding beauty of the bright colors of Sansai.

The paulownia box is made by the historic Ando Kiribako store.