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This is crafted by HOSHINO. Neritsugi means the method of joining a plain clay and marbled clay. It is made by porcelain's clay colored in gray. He kneaded the white color into light gray, and made form by the dark gray color at the top, then put together to make tea bowl shape. The crystal of ash glaze appears at the top and it is like sky with glittering stars.
Height : 6.5 cm
Diameter : 13.7 cm
His kiln has been built in Tokyo, and he developed his original technique of "Neritsugi". He won a prize in vairous public exhibition, including the Japan Traditional Art Crafts exhibition.