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Henry Takemoto, Hawaiian, (1930–2015)
Sculpture , 1959
Stoneware, glazed
23 in. x 6 in. x 5 in. (58.42 cm x 15.24 cm x 12.7 cm)

Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Creation Place: North America, Hawaiian
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer
Accession Number: 92.1.112

Signed " '59 Takemoto" on rear side of base.

Glazed hand-built stoneware on slab base.

Object Description
Tall, thin sculptural form, with a round, flat, slightly concave face at the top. Face has round eyes and mouth and a line nose incised in the clay. Rectangular slab protrusions for hair, glazed gray and cobalt. Slab base under figure is glazed gray, figure is glazed brown at the bottom and gray at the top. Decorative line and floral incising in body on back of figure.

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