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Hakuhoyu Guinomi (白鳳釉ぐい吞)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by TAKEMURA, Shigeo (竹村繁男).
He grows grapevine in his garden and makes unique glaze used ash which burnt branches and flowers.
And it has turned to milky white color.
The design called kairagi, you may see the surface like shark's skin, it's generated by shrinkage in the kiln.
Height : 5.4 cm
Width : 5.4 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.