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Shino Koro (志野香炉)
This is the Mino ware crafted by SAKAI, Hioshi (酒井博司).
It is koro incense burner in Japanese tea ceremony.
Shino is used for semi-transparent milky white colored glaze and has soft texture which is similar to white porcelain.
The white soft tone makes an additional impact on us.
Height : 15.5 cm
Diameter : 9.0 cm
SAKAI learned ceramic a lot under KATO, Kozo who is the living national treasure, Setoguro. He is pursing the moden Mino in his own way.