Kawai Buichi,
Butterfly Vase

Classic Kanjiro color scheme, but the bold form and geometric linework take Buichi in new directions, wholly his own

Tomobako with artist's signature and seal

c. 1970s-1980s

Size: 6.3H x 8.5L x 5.3W inches / 16H x 21.6L x 13.5W cm
Weight: 3.4 lb / 1.5 kg alone; 4.6 lb / 2.1 kg with tomobako