VIEW LARGER Click on a photograph.
Sekisai Boshi Ki (石彩帽子器)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by ITOI, Yasuhiro (糸井康博).
White stones visible outside are things which are picked in the mountains and Itoi smashed them.
He pasted them on the surface by special method, then transferred to firing process.
He made the ceramic with clay, and it looks like stone sculpture.
Height : 17 cm
Diameter : 27 cm
He uses the special plant-blended ash that has been researched for glaze. The works pursue the thing with wonderful shape and color born from nature.