Verdant Reflections (Ryokuei)

Artist: Morino Hiroaki Taimei (Japan, born 1934)
Historical period(s)
Heisei era, 2004
Stoneware with low-temperature enamel glazes, on wood base
H x W x D: 34.3 × 26 × 10.2 cm (13 1/2 × 10 1/4 × 4 in)
Japan, Kyoto
Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided anonymously in honor of Victor and Takako Hauge and Halsey and Alice North
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Ceramic, Sculpture


glazed, Hauge collection, Heisei era (1989 - present), Japan, stoneware

From 2004 to ?
Halsey and Alice North, New York, New York, purchased from the artist, Morino Hiroaki Taimei (b. 1934), Kyoto, Japan in 2004. [1]

To 2017
Joan B Mirviss Ltd., New York, New York. [2]

From 2017
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, purchased from Joan B Mirviss Ltd., New York, New York. [3]


[1] Halsey and Alice North purchased this work directly from the artist. See documentation from Joan B Mirviss Ltd., object file, Collections Management Office. [2]

[2] See Acquisition Consideration Form, object file, Collections Management Office.

[3] See note 2.

Previous Owner(s) and Custodian(s)

Joan B. Mirviss Ltd.
Halsey and Alice North

Published References
  • 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. 64-65.
  • Alice North, Halsey North, Louise Allison Cort. Listening to Clay: Conversations with Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Artists. New York, New York, June 14, 2022. p. 83, fig. 3.8.
Collection Area(s)
Contemporary Art, Japanese Art
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