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311. Shoji Hamada (1894-1978) a large stoneware bowl, circa 1955, painted tenmoku brush design to the well, the rim with resist design in wooden box signed to the box 42cm. diam. ÂŁ8,000-12,000 Provenance Purchased from the potter while on scholarship to Japan. Hamada, Bernard Leach and Yanagi flew to Santa Fe New Mexico, in 1953, to see first hand the old handmade pots, and textiles, having been inspired by native American Indian pottery. As San Ildefonso they met Maria Martinez the renowned potter.