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536 Warren St. Hudson, NY 12534 , United States Call Seller 518.828.8585

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Ceramic Fishing Basket by Ito Tozan (1846-1920)

$ 5,500
  • Description
    It is decorated with a frog on the rim and three woven loop ties where a fastner or rope would be applied. Seal on bottom reads: Tozan Original Kiri-wood box. About the artist: The Ito family, spanned three generations. Ito Tozan I (1846-1920) began his artistic career studying painting in the Shijo manner under Koizumi Togaku before moving to the plastic arts under a number of teachers, including Takahashi Dohachi. He began using the name Tozan in 1895 and later received a number of prizes from the imperial family, as well as being internationally acclaimed in the Paris, Chicago and Amsterdam Exhibitions. He was named a member of the prestigious Imperial Art Academy in 1917, three years before his death. He worked very closely with his adopted son, Ito Tozan II (1871-1937). He too began life as a painter, but his talent was seen by Tozan I, who adopted him and converted him to pottery, where he both succeeded and excelled as a member of one of Kyotos most well known pottery families. The line unfortunately died with the third Tozan in 1970.
  • More Information
    Origin: Japan
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Ceramic
    Condition: Good. Condition report upon request.
    Creation Date: c.1900
    Styles / Movements: Asian, Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: A5359
    Incollect Reference #: 511206
  • Dimensions
    W. 9.5 in; H. 5.38 in; D. 9.5 in;
    W. 24.13 cm; H. 13.67 cm; D. 24.13 cm;
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