An image of Medicine box with tenmoku glaze and iron glaze decoration

Shiga Shigeo

(Japan, Australia 1928 – 2011)

Medicine box with tenmoku glaze and iron glaze decoration

Other titles:
Lidded pot with tenmoku glaze and iron glaze decoration
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
Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia
Period
Japan: Shôwa period 1926–1988
Year
1967
Media
Ceramic
Medium
stoneware
Dimensions
8.5 x 11.5 cm :
a - box; 5.3 x 11 cm
b - lid; 3.5 x 11.5 cm
Signature & date

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

Credit
Gift of the artist 1997
Accession number
256.1997.a-b
Copyright
© SHIGA Shigeo