Black Pottery Windows (Kokuto no mado)

Artist: Yamada Hikaru 山田光 (1924-2001)
Historical period(s)
Showa era, 1983
Burnished and smoke-infused stoneware
H x W x D: 31.1 × 61 × 7.6 cm (12 1/4 × 24 × 3 in)
Japan, Kyoto
Credit Line
Gift of Halsey and Alice North in honor of David, Lia, William, and Richard Royle
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture


Japan, Showa era (1926 - 1989), stoneware, window
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Japan in Black and White: Ink and Clay. Exh. cat. New York. .
  • Joe Earle, Halsey North, Alice North. Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century. Exh. cat. Boston and New York, October 7, 2005 - July 9, 2006. p. 19.
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
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