An image of Floor vase with red "shino" glaze and design of incised pampas grass

Shiga Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Floor vase with red "shino" glaze and design of incised pampas grass

Location
Not on display
Further information

Shiga Shigeo is a Japanese ceramic artist who spent 13 years in New South Wales between 1966 and 1979. He first taught at the Sturt, Mittagong, and later worked at his own kiln in Terrey Hills. During the years in Australia, Shiga forged a strong working relationship with Australian potters.

Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Shôwa period 1926–1988
Year
1974
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware
Dimensions
38.0 x 36.0 cm
Signature & date

Signed base, in Japanese, impressed "Shige" [and artist's mark]. Not dated.

Credit
Purchased 1974
Accession number
148.1974
Copyright
© SHIGA Shigeo