WHITE PORCELAIN VASE WITH INCISED BARLEY DESIGN, MADE 1985
Inoue Manji (b. 1929)
White porcelain vase with incised barley design, made 1985
Incised signature Manji on base
15 3/8in. (39cm.) high
With wood box inscribed on lid Seihakuji mugi bori mon tsubo and sealed Meito ...zatsu and signed on the underside Inoue Manji saku and sealed Inoue Manji saku
With certification signed and dated by the artist
Inoue Manji works in Arita, Saga prefecture, and is designated as a holder of an Important Intangible Cultural Property, popularly known as "Living National Treasure." His work is in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution.