Vasefinder Nationals 2010
Exhibitor 23

Sanae Shirai

Auckland City, Auckland, New Zealand

Title: Samurai Helmet (Kabuto)

Year of Creation: 2009

Glaze: Cone 10, iron and shino glazes

Clay Body: Stoneware

Dimensions: Height 14.9 inches, Width 10.6 inches

Artist's Statement: I was born in Japan and there were several old shrines and temples in my hometown. There were old statues, armors, paintings and so on. Since I was a child, I often visited those buildings.

Now I live in New Zealand with these memories and my work is based on those memories.

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