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Shigaraki Kaki (信楽花器)
This is the Shigaraki ware crafted by ARAKAWA, Satoshi (荒川智).
He made the shape by throwing on the potter's wheel and it was fired in the kiln called "angama".
The shape seems to change depending on where you look at.
Ashes are covered with oval mouth and that lets patterns better view.
Height : 34.7 cm
Width : 27.8 cm
Diameter : 19.4 cm
Arakawa moved to Shiga to make his unique ceramics. Simple design with burnt and mild natural glaze are characterized by firing in the anagama wood-fired kin.