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Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery

Two Women

1985 (made)
Place Of Origin

Flattened oval vase, shaped and painted to represent two naked women embracing.

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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Stoneware, slab-formed, with coloured glazes
Brief Description
'Two Women' vase, slab-formed stoneware with coloured glazes, by Akio Takamori, USA, 1985
Physical Description
Flattened oval vase, shaped and painted to represent two naked women embracing.
  • Height: 60cm
  • Depth: 52cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'AKIO' (Painted in black.)
Bibliographic Reference
This object features in 'Out on Display: A selection of LGBTQ-related objects on display in the V&A', a booklet created by the V&A's LGBTQ Working Group. First developed and distributed to coincide with the 2014 Pride in London Parade, the guide was then expanded for the Queer and Now Friday Late that took place in February 2015.
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record createdApril 24, 2008
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