HJ96    A Set of Guinomi by Hamada Shoji.

A very rare and unusual set of 5 guinomi by Hamada Shoji. This set is from the earlier part of his career circa 1935. I believe it was originally sold in an exhibition that he had with others belonging to the Mingei movement at the Takashimaya  department store in Tokyo where they constructed a living room designed by Bernard Leach and filled it with furniture and ceramics.

The set comes with a signed box that is annotated with labels from the Department store.

In more than 12 years of searching and acquiring Hamada pieces I have never seen the like of this before.

2.25″ x 1.5″



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