Smoke-blackened Work

Kokuto sakuhin
八木一夫

Japanese
Shôwa era
1978
Artist Yagi Kazuo (Japanese, 1918–1979)


Dimensions

Length x width: 21.6 x 13.3 cm (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.234

Medium or Technique

Smoke-blackened stoneware

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Stoneware

Markings

Artist mark incised on side of sculpture

Provenance

Sold by a private owner in Tokyo to Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., New York; 2011, sold by Joan B. Mirviss to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously in honor of John J. Studzinski

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.