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Photo: Ed Watkins, 2007

Jun Kaneko (Japan, b. 1942)

Sanbonashi
Date: 1967
Dimensions:
30 1/2 x 34 x 19 in. (77.5 x 86.4 x 48.3 cm)
Medium: Earthenware, colored slip, transparent glaze; slab-formed
Credit Line: Museum of Arts and Design, New York; gift of the Johnson Wax Company, through the American Craft Council, 1977
Object number: 1977.2.41
Not on View
DescriptionThis large tripod sculpture has two curved cylindrical legs and one leg with a ball at the end. Each of the legs is painted with bold dark yellow and black stripes. One of the legs has a half-opened zipper, revealing stripes underneath it. Overall, the piece is abstract, with erotic overtones.