(Japanese, b. 1936)
Stoneware (Shigaraki style)
Overall: 22.3 x 52.7 x 11.8 cm (8 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)
Gift of the Artist 2010.297
This vessel was fired in the kiln at Kent State University while Kohyama was in residence at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Kohyama Yasuhisa is known for his exploration of natural forms. This piece is part of a series examining wind, which he began in the 1980s. Intended for ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, the vessel was fired in the kiln at Kent State University while Kohyama was in residence at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
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