A vintage Japanese yunomi (Japanese teacup) with black iron pigment Japanese inscriptions attributed to Fujimoto Yoshimichi (1919-1992). The glazed stoneware firing has produced a beautiful creamy area. The artist incised mark on bottom. With damage on the foot. 9 cm tall. Provenance: Acquired in Tokyo in the late 1990's. Private Collection.
After graduating from art school ad being admitted to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology’s industrial arts engineering training center, Fujimoto entered into an apprenticeship under Kato Hajime, and began producing works alongside Tomimoto Kenkichi as his pottery assistant in 1938.
Fujimoto won the Kofukaiten Kofukai Kogeisho Award in 1938, and after World War II exhibited works primarily in the various exhibitions held by the Japan Ceramics Society. Fujimoto won an award from the society as well as the silver prize from the International Academy of Ceramics in Geneva in 1956.
Furthermore, though Fujimoto for a time was a member of the avant-garde Sodeisha Society where he produced odjet d’art ceramics in addition to other kinds of pottery, from the mid 1960s he returned to more traditional styles, immersing himself in research of painted porcelain.
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