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Minako Yamane-Lee, Minako Lee

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BIOGRAPHY

Minako Yamane-Lee is known for coil built and wheel thrown teapots, bowls, and decorative objects.  Heavily influenced by Japanese objects and decorative motifs, Yamane-Lee frequently includes Japanese inscriptions in her work. Wall fans (suehiro), drinking vessels, bamboo leaf plates, etc. reflect deep cultural ties to Japan.[1] She describes her work as “poetry of clay” and finds her inspiration in Japanese culture and objects.

Public Collections

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American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

Bibliography

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Feature Articles. "San Diego Consortuim," Ceramics Monthly 42, no. 5 (May 1994): 49 - 51. Ceramics_Monthly_may94_cei0594d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

 

 

 

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AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

The Marks Project is not aware of any signatures or marks for this artist.
Teapot
Date: 1993
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Hand Built
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.238, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.238, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 15, 2022. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/yamane-lee