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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 ashes.
He uses those ashes as glaze.
It has been shrinked in the kiln and become beautiful scene.
A bird is sitting on the lid.
Height : 14 cm
Width : 14 cm
TAKEMURA developed ash glaze by firing homegrown plants. It gives us gentle color with smooth texture.