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Flattened vase of the Bizen type
Mori Togaku (Japanese, born in 1937)
Object Place: Imbe City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Overall: 33.5 x 19.2 x 13.3 cm (13 3/16 x 7 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.) Lender accessory (approx.): 40 x 25 x 20 cm (15 3/4 x 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Box inscription: Bizen flattened vase fired in the great kiln known as Kanpû, fired for 63 days in a half-buried noborigama of direct-flame type, 53 meters long, 2.5 meters wide, and 1.8 meters high.
Second year of Heisei (=1990), aged 58. Made by Mori Tôgaku; with two seals, one reading Tôgaku
Box signed Tôgaku saku, "made by Tôgaku."
Potter's monogram on base
June 2007, offered as a gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston by the artist
Gift of Mori Togaku