7564 Yasuhiro Shimode (b. 1957)
A Kanshitsu (dry lacquer) flower vessel of abstract form decorated in gold and black lacquer with a geometric wave design, the reverse similarly decorated in black
Japan 20th century Heisei period, *1991
Dimensions: H. 54cm. x W.46cm. x D. 22cm. (21½” x 18¼” x 8¾”)
Tomobako (original box) inscribed:
Lid: Kanshitsu kaki (Dry lacquer flower vessel) WAVE
Lid interior: *1991 nen dai ikkai Nikkokai-ten Nikkokai-sho Yomiuri terebi jusho (Nikkoukai prize, Yomiuri Television prize, the 1st Nikkoukai exhibition, 1991); signed Shimode Yasuhiro and sealed Yasuhiro
Yasuhiro Shimode is a lacquer artist active in Kyoto. His work was first exhibited at the Nitten (The Japan Fine Art Exhibition) in 1989 and commissioned to make the work for the Daijosai, a Shinto harvest ritual celebrated by the Emperor of Japan, in 1990. Since then he has been awarded numerous prizes in Japan for his work.