Crinkle Vase - Large
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Ceramic Japan

Crinkle Vase

Sale price£145.00

This series of flower vases were designed by Makoto Komatsu to appear exactly like a paper bag. The series is produced by leveraging the ability of plaster molds to faithfully recreate a variety of surface textures. The design of the series has received high praise throughout the world, such as being selected for the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York. Crafted from fine porcelain, this Crinkle vase also serves as an elegant objet d'art, adding aesthetic value even without flowers. This piece is a testament to the craftsmanship of Makoto Komatsu, renowned for his work in the material.

Design by: Makoto Komatsu

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Makoto Komatsu graduated from the Craft Design Department of the Musashino Art Junior College. He worked in the Craft Design Office of Musashino Art University and was a professor at Musashino Art University in 1999. He won the Exhibition Design Award at the 1st Mino International Ceramics Exhibition in 1986. He has held solo exhibitions in Ikebukuro, Ginza, Yushima, Roppongi and other places in Tokyo. He has also participated in international exhibitions in Japan and over the world, such as the World Modern Ceramic Art Exhibition in Shanghai and the 4th World Ceramic Biennale in Korea.

Ceramic Japan

Established in 1973 in Seto, Japan, a city with a rich 1300-year history in pottery, Ceramic Japan masterfully blends traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design. Their products stand out for their artistic excellence and functionality, reflecting a commitment to high-quality, innovative design. This unique fusion has garnered numerous design awards, securing Ceramic Japan's reputation both domestically and internationally.