SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware

  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware
  • SEKISAI KOKUMON MIZUSASHI (Fresh-water Jar with Decorated Stone Grains & Line Engraving design B) Kyoto ware

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Ceramic Feature

Sekisai Kokumon Mizusashi (石彩刻文水指)

This is a Kyoto ware fresh water jar which Itoi-san has created.
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.

The pot of weight is more than 2.5 kilograms.
That's related to shipping fee, so if you want to know more, please contact us.

Mizusashi (水指)
A fresh-water pot for tea ceremony.
It's one of the tea utensils called "o-chadougu".
It comes in a variety of shapes, cylindrical type is often used.

Comes with a lid.
Lid made of pottery : the same material as the main body called tomo-buta.
Lid made of urushi : a different material from the main body and is made of Japanense urushi called nuri-buta.

Mizusashi is used for the following purpose.
・Adding water to the tea kettle
・Cleaning tools and tea bowl.

Size

Height : 19 cm
Diameter : 18 cm

Artist Introduction

ITOI, Yasuhiro

ITOI, Yasuhiro
(Kyoto artist)

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.

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Price:
¥93,500 JPY