Makoto Yabe (1947-2005) Studio Pottery Teapot Boston, Massachusetts, late 20th century Ceramic teapot in blue, purple, green, and pink glazes, marked at handle base, ht. 6 1/2 in.
Note: Makoto Yabe was born into a pottery ancestry and trained in the traditional Japanese manner. He brought that training to create a new vision in the United States. Those he taught and who collected his works found him to be both a joy and an inspiration. He taught at Radcliffe College, Harvard University, and the DeCordova Museum. Mr. Yabe's works were sold through Pucker Gallery and can be found in both public and private collections. Estimate $250-350
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