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Tea Bowl, Hagi Ware

Kaneta Masanao

Asian Art

Kaneta Masanao forms his pieces using the kurinuki technique, which involves scooping, pinching, and scraping a block of clay into the desired shape. Like many other Japanese studio potters, Masanao sees a close link between sculpture and ceramic art.

MEDIUM Stoneware with whititish-pink glaze
  • Place Made: Japan
  • DATES 1993
    PERIOD Heisei Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (11.4 x 13.7 cm)
    SIGNATURE Impressed potter's mark "Masa" (stylized design of the first character of the artist's first name) on side.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1998.179.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Natalie and Greg Fitz-Gerald
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