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Iroe Platinum Hakkosai Yori Ujo-Ki (色絵プラチナ箔巧彩縒雨条器)
This is the ceramic crafted by SATO, Norikatsu (佐藤典克).
Two kinds of blue color are painted in overglaze enamel.
He uses Japanese "urushi"and pastes platinum foils.
Shredded paper tapes are used as masking in the upper part of the body, that's "yori".
A series of Ujo :
There used to be the lattice door at the entrance in Japan.
If you look outside on a rainy day, a wide variety of colored umbrellas might be able to come and go.
With colors that looks through gap between foils, Sato expresses the rain pattern indirectly.
Height : 15 cm
Diameter : 10 cm
Including the origial works called yori, Sato is working on hakkosai to produce new color expression. Solo exhibitions are held in various locations.