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Seihakuji Choryumon Koro (青白磁潮流文香炉)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by HIGUCHI, Kuniharu (樋口邦春).
He made the shape with throwing the potter's wheel. Firing in the electric kiln.
The incense burner is used for the Japanese tea ceremony.
The patterns are emerged diagonally.
Seihakuji is made from porcelain's clay used white stones as mateial.
Chinese started to firing first. The glaze containing iron turns to blue after firing.
Height : 12.2 cm
Diameter : 11.6 cm
He studied ceramics in Kyoto, then moved to Nara and works there. A series of choryu expresses the scene that can imagine the swirling current in the Naruto Strait.