photographed 8/23/2021
photographed 8/23/2021

Rectangular Dish with Grasses and Moon


Artist
Itō Motohiko (Japanese, b. 1939)
Date
1970s-1980s
Medium
Stoneware
Dimensions
Work : 23 1/4 x 11 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (59.06 x 28.58 x 4.45 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Maurice Kawashima
Object Number
1990.3.1

Label
Ito Motohiko often uses textiles to create textures on the surfaces of his vessels. The lyrical image on this dish of grasses seen against a rising moon strongly recalls traditional Japanese paintings of the Rimpa tradition.

Object Type
Ceramic