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Hexagonal vase with design of iris

Japanese
Shôwa era
about 1950 - 1960
Hamada Shôji (Japanese, 1894–1978)


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 19.5 x 9 cm (7 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2016.549

Medium or Technique

Stoneware

Not On View

Classifications

Ceramics

Provenance

Between about 1955 and 1960, sold by the artist, Hamada Shoji, to Dr. Robert and Mieko Browne, Honolulu, HI; between about 1960 and 1965, sold by Dr. and Mrs. Browne to Leo and Lillian Fortess, Honolulu, HI; by descent, through the Fortess Family Limited Partnership, to their son, Eric Fortess, Newton, MA; 2016, gift of Eric and Esther Fortess to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Eric and Esther Fortess in memory of Leo and Lillian Fortess