VIEW LARGER Click on a photograph.
Seihakuji Goho-Hineri Guinomi (青白磁五方ひねりぐい吞)
This is the Arita ware crafted by NAKAO, Jun (中尾純).
Jun shaped the cup round on a potter’s wheel.
He scraped the surface and put scoops in the five places to show twist while clay is still soft.
Seihakuji is made from porcelain's clay used white stones as mateial.
Chinese started to firing first. The glaze containing iron turns to blue after firing.
Height : 6 cm
Diameter : 6 cm
NAKAO is the head of Nakasengama which is outstanding in white porcelain. He gets high evaluation for skill of throwing the potter's wheel.