Beautiful larger bronze vase by Nagai Tetsutaro (b1936) , a disciple of
illustrious Hasuda Shugoro , Tetsutaro became one of the most recognizable
metal artists of 20th century, regualrly participating in prestigious NItten
show , where he won grand prize in 1992 . His works are rare and very
collectable in Japan and abroad.
About Nitten Exhibition : The Nitten is the most popular and prestigious art
organization in Japan, with only best artists from all over Japan participating
in its annual exhibitions. It started and 1907 by Japanese Imperial Ministry of
Education and was known then as Bunten show , later on it was renamed again in
to Teiten and after reorganization of Imperial Art Academy n 1937, became
known is Nitten show.Till this day it remains as the most recognized and
prestigious Art promoting exhibition.
Dimensions: H.28cm (11inch), W.10.5cm (4.1inch) Weight
1.5 kg (3.3lb) including original signed wooden box 1.9 kg
Good condition with some minor abrasions due to the age , please refer photos
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