Product Description

7511           Aijo Toshiro (b. 1921)

A black lacquer flower vessel of rectangular form with on a trapezoid base.

Signed: Toshi

Japan 20th century Shōwa period *1983

Dimensions:  H. 17.5cm x W. 51.5cm x D. 18cm (7″ x 20½” x 5¼”)

Tomobako (original box) inscribed:

Lid: The first three characters are illegible. Urushi Kaki (lacquer flower vessel)

Lid interior: Ishikawaken Kōgei Sakka Senbatsuten Shuppin Shakuhin (Exhibit for Ishikawa Craftsmen Selected Exhibition)*

Signed: Toshi

Seal: Toshirō

Aijō Toshirō lived and worked in Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture, and often exhibited in Nitten (The Japan Fine Art Exhibition).

*The Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art has confirmed this piece was exhibited at the 8th Exhibition of Ishikawa Craftsmen at the Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art in 1983.