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Tenkū: Shō (Heavenly Void: Soar)

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Fukami Sueharu, Tenkū: Shō (Heavenly Void: Soar), 1995/2000, slip-cast porcelain with pale blue glaze (seihakuji), The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection, © Fukami Sueharu, 2003.101.2

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Title

Tenkū: Shō (Heavenly Void: Soar)

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original language: 天空 翔

Artist

Fukami Sueharu (Japanese, born 1947)

Date

1995/2000

Medium

slip-cast porcelain with pale blue glaze (seihakuji)

Dimensions (H x W x D)

11 3/4 in x 23 5/8 in x 8 5/8 in

Collection Area

Asian Art

Category

Ceramics

Modern and Contemporary Ceramics

Object Type

sculpture

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection

Accession Number

2003.101.2

Copyright

© Fukami Sueharu

Terms

ceramics

porcelain

sculpture

slip casting

The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection

Description

One of Japan's most celebrated potters, Fukami Sueharu is famous for his precisely carved porcelain sculptures glazed in pale blue. He forms his pieces in a plaster of Paris mold at high pressure, then carves fluid curves and sharp edges, finishing with a translucent, blue-green glaze applied with an air compressor. The result is a flawlessly smooth, almost glass-like surface, and an elongated, sleek form suggestive of a winged shape.

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