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Kohanyu Chawan (紅斑釉茶碗)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by TAKEMURA, Shigeo (竹村繁男).
He made the shape with throwing on the potter's wheel.
The decoration is done with the glaze containing ash of grapevine he grew.
Height : 9 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.