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Neritsugi Hai Chawan (練継灰茶碗)
This is the ceramic crafted by HOSHINO, Tomoyuki (星野友幸).
Neritsugi means the method of joining a plain clay and marbled clay.
The material is the 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.
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
Yuki kiln is built in Tokyo, and HOSHINO develops the original "Neritsugi". He won a prize in the pubic exhibitions, including the Japan Traditional Art Crafts exhibition.