This gorgeous Japanese Kyo-yaki glazed vase was made by the famous award-winning potter. Mitsuhiro Yamazaki. Mitsuhiro Yamazaki is a famous second-generation potter in Kyoto, see more we have shared from his bio page below. The vase is handmade and hand glazed. It is fine with beautiful colors in unusual shades green and blue splattered all in underglaze on a blue background. It is a tall and heavy vase. It is inscribed on the bottom with the artist mark. It is about 20-30 years old but like new. There are no cracks, chips or repairs. The crazing is intentional called 'Hibiyaki' in Japan, Crazing on a vitreous body such as porcelain is not a flaw or detriment.
SIZE: Height: 10.63 inches or 27 cm, Width: 5.47 inches or 13.89 cm, Weight: 1246 grams or 2.74 lbs prepacked
Mouth Diameter: Outer rim is about 3.5 inches, entry point for flowers is 2 3/8 inches or 6.03 cm
About the Potter Mitsuhiro Yamazaki born 1962
This is translated so I am not sure about how exactly to translate some of the datings.
Koyo Yamazaki Yutaka- I believe this is either his given name or name of store/ kiln.
He is a second generation potter Akira Yamazaki of Koyo born in Kyoto Gojo Slope as the eldest son, He graduated from Osaka University of Arts Department with a sculpture major. He studied in Japan Art Academy member under Kawai Chikaitoku teacher 1989 Japan new craft exhibition first prize Fine Arts Exhibition's first selected Kyoten's first winning 1992 Kyoto arts and crafts writers Association member nominated 1994 Japan new craft exhibition member nominated 1995 Hyundai-Kyoto crafts exhibition selection exhibition Museum of Kyoto Daimaru solo exhibition in Kyoto shop Art Salon (since '01 - '03 - '05 held) 1999 Fine Arts Exhibition Kaiyu nominated 2000 Japan new craft exhibition jury (also screening in '05, '10), 2001 Kyoto craft in Edinburgh Exhibition selection exhibition Edinburgh City City Art Center 2007 Japan new Fukuchiyama Exhibition jury appointed to craft Federation councilor examination also in '08, '09 solo exhibition in 2008 Daimaru Kyoto store art gallery
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