Bottle with custom, signed tomobako (wooden box)
11.875 (h) x 4.25 (w) inches
stoneware, blue and white with gestural streak
KONDO YUTAKA (1932-1983), Blue and White Bottle
FREE within Massachusetts,
Kondo Yutaka was the son of Living National Treasure Kondo Yazuo. His father was well known for his sometsuke (blue and white) work which he passed on to Kondo. However, Kondo chose a different path through his exploration and innovation in Buncheong or Mishima ware.