Hu-Shaped Vase with Handles

1914–46
Location: not on view
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Seifū Yohei III mined the repertoire of Chinese vessel types, from ceramics modeled after ancient ritual bronzes to shapes developed in the Yuan (1279–1368) and Ming (1368–1644) dynasties. His designs tended to be formal and restrained, often featuring creamy white glazes suggestive of the hue of Ding ware and green glazes resembling Longquan ware.

Seifū Yohei IV continued to create works in the studio’s signature colors but also produced pieces with strong color and flare that were his interpretations of Qing dynasty (1644–1911) glazes.
Hu-Shaped Vase with Handles

Hu-Shaped Vase with Handles

1914–46

Seifū Yohei IV

(Japanese, 1872–1951)
Japan, Taishō period (1912–26) or Shōwa period (1926–89)

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