VIEW LARGER Click on a photograph.
Aiiro Shino Chawan (藍色志野茶碗)
This is the Mino ware crafted by SAKAI, Hiroshi (酒井博司).
He used the skill of "nezumi shino" that is slip coating applied to the body to give it dark indigo color.
He is always trying to make modern "shino" with a sense of originality.
Height : 9.2 cm
Diameter : 12.3 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.