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Karatsu Yakishime Hohanaire (唐津焼締方花入)
This is the Karatsu ware crafted by MIZOKAMI, Yshihiro (溝上良博).
It's finished with a method called ita-zukuri.
Tatara is made by stretching clay into board to make a disk.
He has desinged the comb design with high-fired firing.
The clay as material was picked in the mountain.
Height : 16.5 cm
Diameter : 8.2 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.