H157 A Flower Vase by Hamada Shoji.
Its difficult to say whether Hamada intended this form as a flower vase or as a Tokkuri (sake bottle). Whichever…it doesn’t really matter…this is a particularly good example…the finger wiped decoration is bold and a strong colour while the Nuka at the neck has fired to a soft grey.
8 inches tall. With a signed box.
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Its interesting to note this very similar bottle auctioned at Bonhams.
Hamada Shoji a Vase Height 22.5cm (8 7/8in.)
Hamada Shoji a Vase stoneware, tenmoku glaze with wax-resist finger wipe design, thick cream ‘nuka’ glaze to the neck Height 22.5cm (8 7/8in.)
£1,600 – 2,400
€2,200 – 3,300International Contemporary Ceramics