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This is the Bizen ware crafted by Mori, Yasushi (森泰司).
It is baked twice in the climbing kiln.
It's mizusashi container for fresh-water in Japanese tea ceremony.
He used spilt log by red pine fuel as fuel and goma pattern fallen ash look like sesame is appeared on both sides because it was placed before strong flames.
It's one of the characteristics in Bizen ware.
Height : 15.5 cm
Diameter : 18.0 cm
It's been over fifty years since MORI started making BIZEN-yaki. He uses the double firing method to create changable black color.