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Artist: Ogawa Machiko, Japanese, born 1946

Round Vessel with a Torn Mouth

2006

Multifired unglazed porcelain and glass

8 × 22 1/2 in. (20.3 × 57.2 cm)
Purchased with a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Michael de Havenon, B.A. 1962
2007.185.1
Ogawa Machiko studied in Tokyo, Paris, and West Africa and is known for her unique style, in which she creates carefully crafted vessels that appear to have emerged from the earth untouched by the artist.
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Heisei era (1989–2019)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Joan B. Mirviss, Ltd., New York

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.