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Hagi Chawan (萩茶碗)
This is a Hagi ware tea bowl which Okada-san has created.
Japanese biwa loquat color is thought to be traditional expression in Hagi ware.
The quality called "tsuchiaji" is soft, deep sense of touch like texture.
This type of tea bowl is very familiar in the tea ceremony.
Height : 8.4 cm
Diameter : 13.8 cm
OKADA majored in sculpture at the Tokyo Zokei University. He grow up in the traditional Hagi pottery, so it's natural to make Hagi ware.