SHIGARAKI UZUKUMARU (Crouching)
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This jar has been handcrafted by KANZAKI. He made the vase by turning on the potter's wheel and it was fired in the "angama wood-burning kiln". "Uzukumaru" means the crouching posture in Japanse. This is the traditional figure of Shigaraki ware and it seems to be a bit plumped and stable.
Height : 13.5 cm
Diameter : 11.5 cm
He was born in Shigaraki-cho and makes pottery at Miharu Kiln today. The ceramics are baked in anagama and are characterized by its mysterious, warm design.
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