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Chosengaratsu Tatara Mitsuashi-kobachi (朝鮮唐津タタラ三ﾂ足小鉢)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by MIZOKAMI, Yoshihiro (溝上良博).
It's finished with slab building called "tatara-zukuri."
Cutting a sheet of clay into pieces, then shaping them with blend of tatara board's thickness.
He used "namako-yu" glaze that was first introduced, it means the color resembles sea cucumber.
Kakewake technique is also applied, Separating two areas and coloring to one side and another glaze to the other side.
It's one of the traditional design that has been treasured for long time.
This is a set of three bowls (3 pcs).
Height : 4.4 cm
Width : 12.0 cm
Length : 12.0 cm
Yoshihiro learned basics of ceramic in Kyoto. All local stones and clay are collected and the glazes are also mixed by himself, all lead to special color.