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Madaragaratsu Katakuchi-hachi (斑唐津片口鉢)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by MIZOKAMI, Sofu (溝上藻風).
He poured ingredients made from homemade straw ash glaze,
and applied iron glaze on the mouth.
Height : 9.4 cm
Width : 18.4 cm
Length : 16.8 cm
He is the head of the Imadake kiln located in Imari-shi, Saga prefecture. It's a mysterious Karatsu-yaki design with soils taken in the nearby mountains.