Nakamura Michitoshi Dohounen III [Michiyo] 

Three generations Nakamura Michitoshi Dohounen Koetsu copy Shichiri black bowl 三代 [Michiyo Nakamura Donen the III]8.5 x 12.5
Three generations Nakamura Michitoshi Dohounen Koetsu copy Shichiri black bowl 三代 [Michiyo Nakamura Donen the III]8.5 x 12.5

Black Raku ware tnamed ShichiriGlaze from iron and Kamogawa (Kamo River) stone, intentionally scraped away「七里」 'Seven Leagues' Kuro Raku Chawan Selected BY ONIHAGI Cup as Art of the Five Senses ...This bowl is one COPY of a small number of surviving ceramics MADE by Hon'ami Koetsu (1558-1637), a noted designer-connoisseur who played a prominent role in Kyoto artistic circles during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Koetsu's abilities extended to the making of Raku tea bowls, the art of which he learnt from Raku Donyu (1599-1656), the third generation head of the Raku family.ORIGINAL bowl is one of the most important pieces of Japanese ceramicsTHI NAKAMURA It is similar in shape and treatment
Three generations Nakamura Michitoshi Koetsu copy Shichiri black bowl三代中村道年 [Michiyo Nakamura Donen III]

Born of the second generation Nakamura.After graduating from high school, engaged in the traditional Yagoto kiln, trained in the technique of homemade Koetsu Fu-Raku ware, and in 1973 he was named the third generation of Nakamura family.In the same year, he held his first solo exhibition in Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture, and since then, has held solo exhibitions, mainly at department stores in various places, and vigorously announces his works.In 1984, he became a coterie of today's association and has been connected to Urasenke, and when the tea ceremony surged and became famous unfortunately, he died at 49 years old.It is the 大 樋 (Ohi Yaki) style from Ishikawa prefecture northeast of Kyoto.Three generations Nakamura Michitoshi (1938 - 1988)was born in Nagoya as the eldest son of Masatsugu 1938.After graduating from Aichi Prefectural Asahigaoka high school art department sculpture department, devoted apprenticeship to Raku his father as a teacher. When becane the III around 1973 he was famous for his devotion to work pottery mainly with the ambition to make Koetsu-style bowl of his predecessor.While held vigorously solo exhibitions in various places and strongly connected with Urasenke.

Died on 1988 during spring歿.

Made by the third generation of one of Kyoto's most famous chawan families, the tea cup seen here has an excellent and much loved Koetsu representation.

The artist, Donen III (1938) 1988) studied under his father from a young age and went to work full time in the family bakery after graduating from high school. He specialized in the production of Raku items in the Koetsu style and has been very active in showing his goods throughout Japan in all the major metropolitan centers. His illustrious family name, his proactive approach to setting up exhibitions outside his native Kyoto, and his strong association with all major tea schools in Japan have made him a favorite of tea professionals and collectors of tea everywhere.

In new conditions this piece has a diameter at its widest point 12.5 cm and is 8.5 (tomobako) high, a protective silk case and an external symbol indicating that this is one of Donen's best works.

Third generation (real name Ryotaro)

Showa 13-Showa 63 (1938-1988)

Born in Nagoya in 1938 as the eldest son of Masatsugu.

After graduating from the sculpture department of the Asahigaoka High School in Aichi Prefecture, he devoted himself to Raku ware with his father as a teacher.

He succeeded his third generation in 1973, and devoted himself to making pottery mainly on the Koetsu-style tea bowl that his predecessor aspired to. He has a monologue style.

While he energetically holds solo exhibitions in various places, he became a member of today's association in 1984 and has a connection with Urasenke.

When he was in his third generation, the population of the tea ceremony increased rapidly, and it was useful as a kiln for both front and back Senke to write boxes, but unfortunately he died suddenly at a young age.

1960 Joined the Shinkai

1966 Married to Keiko (4th generation nun)

1973 Solo exhibition at Hiroshima Gallery Takeda, Tokyo Odakyu

1974 Held a two-person exhibition at Maruei, Nagoya, and a three-person exhibition at Maruei Nagano.

Solo exhibition at Kobe Sogo in 1975

Solo exhibition at Iwataya, Fukuoka in 1977

1978 Solo exhibition at Tokyo Ginza Mitsukoshi / Hiroshima Toen Tanihira

Selected for the Tokai Exhibition of Japanese Traditional Crafts in 1979

Solo exhibition at Maruei, Nagoya in 1980

1981 Himeji Yamatoyashiki, Tokyo Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Gifu Marubutsu solo exhibition, Japanese style association enrollment

1982 Solo exhibition at Matsuzakaya, Yokohama and Mitsukoshi, Osaka

1983 Solo exhibition at Nagoya Maruei, a master of music, Nakamura Michinen Sandai Exhibition, Yokohama Takashimaya, Sapporo Mitsukoshi, Shizuoka Matsuzakaya

1984 Solo exhibition at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo ・ Joined today