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Hakuhoyu Tori Koro (白鳳釉鳥香炉)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by TAKEMURA, Shigeo (竹村繁男).
It is koro incense burner in Japanese tea ceremony.
A unique glaze is used and that contains ash of grapevine which he grew.
The body was melted naturally as it was cracked due to glaze composition.
Height : 11 cm
Width : 11.5 cm
He burns various plants and picks up as glaze to bring out quality of ash. It’s interesting that color varies depending on settings or temperature, even though same glaze is used.