Kawai Buichi,
Rice-Bale-Shaped 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