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Mashiko Village Pottery ca. 1937

Catalog Data

Creator:
Leach, Bernard english potter  Search this
Physical description:
archival original 1 film reel (800 feet) silent b&w 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Japan
Asia
Date:
ca 1937
Notes:
Title from credits (unpublished work) -- archival collection
Summary:
Edited film documents the traditional process of pottery making as performed and recorded in 1937 at the workshop of Totaro Sakuma in the village of Maskiko, Japan, historically one of the most prolific sites for the production of utilitarian ceramic ware for Tokyo. Film highlights the work of famed potter Shoji Hamada and Minagawa Masu, an illiterate itinerant teapot painter of great renown who plied her trade among the various kilns in the village. Film restored by Marty Gross.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Language and culture  Search this
Teapots  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1986.6.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_218516