Robert Mangold has been working with Japanese antiques since 1995 with an emphasis on ceramics, Paintings, Armour and Buddhist furniture.
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Antique, Japanese Pottery Bowl By Seifu Yohei IV
Please refer to our stock # TCR7987 when inquiring.
Bamboo grows up about a garden stone on this bowl by Seifu Yohei enclosed in the original wooden box titled Tosei Take-zu Hachi (Pottery Bowl with Bamboo Design) signed within Seifu-zo.The bowl is impressed on the base with the seal reading Seifu, in this case it has the distinct curved lines of the seal used by the fourth generation head of the family. The bowl is 18 cm (7 inches) diameter and in overall excellent condition, with some color infusion into the crackling of the glaze.
Seifū Yohei IV (Seizan: 1872-1946) was born the second son of Seifū Yohei III (1851-1914). He studied literati-style painting under Tanomura Shōsai (1845-1909), a son of Tanomura Chokunyū, in Osaka for three years. In 1914, he succeeded to the head of the family and produced works mostly in his father’s style. He won a number of prizes including the Golden Prize at the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco in 1916 and the exhibitions of the Japan Art Association in 1916 and 1918. He produced several works for members of the Imperial family.
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