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Karatsu Yakishime Mizusashi (唐津焼締水指)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by MIZOKAMI, Yshihiro (溝上良博).
Firing in the climbing kiln. He made a technique called tataki-zukuri afrer forming with coils.
Tataki-zukuri is the way for molding using two kinds of plates tapping inside and outside.
It is mizusashi container for fresh-water in Japanese tea ceremony.
It is yakishime firing unglazed wares at high temperature.
He used the clay picked in the area of Karatsu that contained much iron.
Height : 19.0 cm
Diameter : 17.5 cm
Yoshihiro is the eldest son of Sofu. He always makes pottery by hand elaborately and produces original glaze to paint calm color..