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Karatsu Ishihaze Chawan (唐津石はぜ茶碗)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by MIZOKAMI, Sofu (溝上藻風).
Firing in the climbing kiln. He used the skill of forming with coils.
He reproduced Okukorai-chawan which has been around for long years.
Ishihaze means that stones bursted while being fired and sprung up as crack pattern.
Height : 13.0 cm
Diameter : 10.0 cm
Sofu is the head of Imadake kiln established in 1996. He makes an effort to express Karatsu design with soils taken in the nearby mountains.