Itaya Hazan


Itaya Hazan

▪ Japanese potter

born 1872, Shimodate, Japan
died 1963, Shimodate

      Japanese potter known for his depiction of noble figures and his skill as a colourist.

      After studying sculpture at the Tokyo Fine Arts School, Itaya graduated in 1894 and then studied ceramics, building a kiln in Tokyo in 1904. In 1953 he received the Bunka Kunshō (“Order of Culture”). Itaya's most famous works include a pot decorated with flowers in bright glaze (1935) and a coloured ceramic vase decorated with auspicious flowers and a phoenix (1927).

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