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Yu Fujiwara (1932-2001; Japan)
5/9/2014 - Modern Ceramics and 20th Century Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Bizen Charger 
Stoneware; ht. 3.5, dia. 14.25 in. 
Artist signature incised on base. 
Includes artist signed box.

Fujiwara was born in Honami, Bizen City, and became the 2nd generation of his family to achieve National Living Treasure status. Apprenticing under his father, Kei Fujiwara, Yu Fujiwara inherited his style. Possessing an ambitious and modern view, Fujiwara also had a generosity which referenced Yayoi earthenware. Preserving the essence of the beauty of Bizen Ware, he created his works with a universal aesthetic sense.


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Purchased from Bonhams 2002, lot 151
Sold: $510.00
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