Vessel, “Saidoki”

Artist: Mori Togaku (Japan, born 1937)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, ca. 1982
Low-fired marbelized clay
Bizen ware
H x W x D: 26 x 26 x 26 cm (10 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in)
Japan, Okayama prefecture, Imbe
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Vessel


Bizen ware, Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989)
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Samuel C. Morse. Shaped with a Passion: The Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Collection of Japanese Ceramics from the 1970's. Exh. cat. Duxbury, Massachusetts. .
  • Ko-Bizen wo koete: Mori Togaku ten. Tokyo. .
  • Dr. Frederick Baekeland, Robert Moes. Modern Japanese Ceramics in American Collections. Exh. cat. New York and Münsterschwarzach, Germany, December 1993 - August 1994. .
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
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