Modern Design /03 October 2004


Shiro Kuramata

flower vase
Japan, c. 1980
Lucite, glass
4½ w × 4½ d × 8½ h in (11 × 11 × 22 cm)

Shiro Kuramata innovatively blended Eastern and Western aesthetics to produce unique designs. In this vase, Kuramata masterfully uses Lucite and dye to obtain an ephemeral yet rigid quality.Literature:Shiro Kuramata 1934-1991, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, pg. 20

estimate: $2,500–3,500
result: $1,800

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