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Porcelain with molded and carved design and underglaze color
Height: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.); Diameter: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); height with stand: 30.5 cm (12 in.)
Gift of James and Christine Heusinger 2022.200
Seifū Yohei III drew inspiration from Qing dynasty Chinese wares but experimented widely with new glazing techniques.
One of Seifū Yohei III’s most visually impactful techniques, seen in this work, was to combine complex low-relief designs in clay surrounded by diffused underglaze blue or pink, which he then covered with a transparent or translucent glaze. Yohei III also experimented with clay bodies ranging from bluish white to ivory combined with translucent cream-colored glazes. The atmospheric effects he achieved were considered remarkable.
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