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Hakuhoyu Koro (白鳳釉香炉)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by TAKEMURA, Shigeo (竹村繁男).
The bunches of grapevines were burned and they turned into ash.
It has been shrinked in the kiln and become beautiful scene.
A bird gets a seat on the lid.
Height : 14 cm
Width : 14 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.