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Rinko Kawauchi © Michelangelo Foundation

Imaemon Imaizumi XIV, from The Ateliers of Wonders series

The photograph depicts a detail from the atelier of the Japanese National Living Treasure Imaemon Imaizumi XIV. He is a master overglaze artisan of Nabeshima ware, which originated in the 17th century, created for the purpose of gift-giving to the Tokugawa shogunate. The process involves firing underglazed pottery, onto which designs are overglazed before firing it again at lower temperatures.

Detailed Features

Type: Lambda print
Dimensions: 33.3 H x 50 W cm
Dimensions (with frame): 35.5 H x 52.2 W cm
Date: 2020

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