Hanko ID ?

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Hanko ID ?

Post  Mark Cooper on Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:32 pm

Does anyone know who's hanko this is please that's on this small Japanese pot ? It's 7 cm dia, 3.3cm tall

Thanks.




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Re: Hanko ID ?

Post  JimLewis on Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:33 pm

Great little pot!

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Re: Hanko ID ?

Post  Mark Cooper on Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:17 pm

JimLewis wrote:Great little pot!

Thanks Jim ....we bought it in Japan on one of our visits.

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Re: Hanko ID ?

Post  nekotoban on Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:57 am

This pot was made by Takako Ishikawa(石川孝子) who studied under Mugen Kuriyama(栗山夢限).Lovely pot Smile

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Post  Mark Cooper on Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:06 am

nekotoban wrote:This pot was made by Takako Ishikawa(石川孝子) who studied under Mugen Kuriyama(栗山夢限).Lovely pot Smile

Thank you. Do you know where in Japan this pot was made please ? I guess that is not that old ?

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Re: Hanko ID ?

Post  Russell Coker on Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:31 am

Mark Cooper wrote:
nekotoban wrote:This pot was made by Takako Ishikawa(石川孝子) who studied under Mugen Kuriyama(栗山夢限).Lovely pot Smile

Thank you. Do you know where in Japan this pot was made please ? I guess that is not that old ?


Thanks from me too! One more I can add. This potter is a woman?

Wonderful pot Mark!

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Re: Hanko ID ?

Post  Mark Cooper on Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:19 pm

Thanks Russell ..I am keen to learn more about this potter.

To be honest, technically this is Ritta's pot (my wife), as she bought it whilst we were in Japan. It's a good size for shitakusa (small accent planting).

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Post  nekotoban on Fri Oct 05, 2012 2:46 pm

I think this pot was made in Gunma prefecture where Takako is based in.
As you mention, this is a modern pot but Takako Ishikawa has high reputation as she has been awarded many prizes.
And yes, this potter is a woman.
Ms.Takako Ishikawa's profile is as follows:

1976 Graduated Bunka Jyoshi University pottery course

1986 Awarded Maebashi-city mayor's prize for the citizen's exhibition and qualified for an exemption of examination when displaying her works at the exhibition
Started her pottery class at home    

 1995 Pottery lecturer at Itoyoukado cultural center for10 years

1996 Member of Zentoten and Gunma art & culture association
     
Pottery lecturer of Hitachi Ltd. Takasaki branch

1999 Awarded Zentoten encouraging prize

2000 Awarded Zentoten Shimizu prize

2001 Member of Maebashi citizen's exhibition
Awarded Gunma TV prize at Gunma prefecture exhibition
Started making bonsai pots      

2002 Awarded Zentoten member excellence prize and recommended as a director

2003 Featured in a "Bonsai Sekai "magazine for 6pages

2004 Awarded Zentoten grand prize

2005 Councillor of Zentoten

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Re: Hanko ID ?

Post  Mark Cooper on Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:03 pm

Wow, what a thorough reply ! Very interesting. Thank you so much Yumiko.

Mark (& Ritta)

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