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This vase is crafted by ITOI. He makes vase with ash glaze which is made from natural wood ashes. The vase has a form of gourd that is called hyotan in Japan. Gourd is a container that is deeply connected to life in Japan and has cultural significance.
Height : 24 cm
Diameter : 12.5 cm
ITOI was born in Kyoto and is working at Oji-cho, Nara prefecture today. Solo exhibitions are held in the galleries and he works actively.