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Mishimakaratsu Coffeewan (三島唐津珈琲碗)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by MIZOKAMI, Yoshihiro (溝上良博).
Mishima ware is patterns via stamps or carving to clay,
which is followed by a layer of white slip.
The white slip is then wiped or scraped off, revealing the inlay design, and a thin layer of clear feldspar or ash glaze is applied.
Height : 6.0 cm
Width : 8.2 cm
Length : 8.2 cm
Height : 3.4 cm
Width : 15.0 cm
Length : 15.0 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.