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Shigaraki Tsutsu Hanaire (信楽筒花入)
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 burnt patterns like flowing lava are appeared at the surface.
Height : 26.8 cm
Diameter : 18.0 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.