Shoji Hamada, <em>Untitled water vessel</em>, date unknown; ceramic; 7.25 x 7 inches diameter; Promised gift from Carol and Seymour Haber

Artist Info

Name Hamada, Shoji
Born January 1, 1894
Died January 1, 1978
Role Ceramics
Culture Japanese
Education 1916 Ceramics, Tokyo Advanced Technical College, Japan 1917 Kyoto Municipal Institute of Ceramics, Japan 1920 Studied with Bernard Leach in the British Museum, United Kingdom Honorary Doctorate, Michigan State University, East Lansing Honorary Doctorate,
Notes or Bio

Professional Experience:
1920 Set up St. Ives Pottery with
Bernard Leach, United Kingdom
1924 Established studio in Mashiko,
Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
1955 Awarded Living National Treasure
Award, Japan
1962 Director, Japan Folk Art Museum
(Nihon Mingei-Kan), Tokyo, Japan

Credits: Dan Kvitka

Rights: All Rights Reserved

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