This exquisite very large Japanese contemporary porcelain vase hand-painted on an elegant gourd shape body, depicting plum blossom in red and medieval palaces in shades of blue, is a signed work of Tadashi, highly acclaimed Japanese master porcelain artist in Imari-Arita tradition of Japan, and recipient of numerous awards for his exceptional porcelain work and his unique gold and platinum work on porcelain. "Fired-on gold," his signature style, highlights unique techniques for incorporating gold and platinum into the hand painting and multiple firing processes that yield a stunningly opulent look. The polychrome overglaze is fired at 800 degrees, followed by the application of gold and platinum that are fired at slightly lower temperature to maintain the luster of the precious metals. As a result, a single piece may undergo as many as five-ten firings. Three paths encircle the vase starting at the base and rising toward the delicately elongated neck. The paths take the traveler through plum orchards in full bloom and past multi-tiered palaces surrounded by a dense field of red blossoms that cover the entire body. This pattern has This attractive piece comes in a custom-made wooden box signed by the artist.
- Production typeOne of a Kind
- Production timeAvailable Now
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacture2017
- Materials and techniques
H 14.89 in. x Dm 10.01 in.
H 37.8 cm x Dm 25.4 cm
- Diameter10.01 in. (25.4 cm)
- Seller locationVancouver, CA
- Reference numberLU277138991621
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