Vase with decoration of bamboo and bamboo shoots

Marks

"Yû" painted on base

Provenance

1980s, sold by the family of Kondo Yuzo to a private collector, Kyoto; 2010, sold by this private collector to Joan B. Mirviss Ltd., New York; 2010 sold by Joan B. Mirviss to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Edward A. Studzinski

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

Vase with decoration of bamboo and bamboo shoots

  • Japanese, Shôwa era, about 1965
  • Artist Kondô Yûzô, Japanese, 1902–1985
Dimensions
Height x width: 8 1/4 x 7 7/8 in., 11 x 14 cm (21 x 20 cm, 4 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration
Classification
Ceramics
Accession Number
2011.9
On view
Walter Ames Compton, MD Gallery (Japanese Collections) - 280

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