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Toshiko Takaezu (American, 1922-2011)
5/6/2016 - Modern Art: Live Salesroom Auction
Crimson Moon Pot
glazed porcelain with rattle
signature incised in the base
late 20th century
ht. 5.75 in., dia. 5.5 in.


Condition:  
An original chip at the foot.  This was likely caused from the glaze pooling in the kiln during firing and pulling away from the clay body as the item was removed from the kiln.

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