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Kohanyu Sakazuki (紅斑釉盃)
This is the Kyoto ware crafted by TAKEMURA, Shigeo (竹村繁男).
The decoration is done with the glaze containing ash of grapevine he grew.
The spotted pink color came out in the kiln.
Height : 4 cm
Width : 8.4 cm
He burns various plants and picks up as glaze to bring out quality of ash. It’s interesting that color varies depending on settings or temperature, even though same glaze is used.