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MORI, Teisai MORI, Teisai Moriteisai Kiln

Bizen Ware

SUMMARY

・Teisai is an ancestry of Terami family who is one of the six oldest Bizen ware potteries preserved by the clan.
・His father was also a potter and Teisai learned the skill from him.
・Taking over the skill passing down for generations, the ideal was transferred into making freshed one which have rarely seen much.
・He developed the plan of firing decoration named Yudasuki and got the patent in 2012.
・He wants to make pottery while pursuing many kinds of possibilities about beauty in Bizen ware.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Bizen-shi, Okayama prefecture in 1949
Education
Aichi University (- 1973)
Address
474-3 Inbe, Bizen-shi, Okayama 705-0001 Japan
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Bizenyaki Toyukai

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The Sanyo Newspaper Company prize in Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition (1994)
The Encouragement prize in the High-fired Pottery Exhibition (1997)
The Sanyo Newspaper Company prize in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts (1999)
The Okayama prefectural Superintendent of Education prize in the Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition (1999)
The Okayama prefectural Superintendent of Education prize in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts (2001)
The 50th Anniversary Encouragement prize in the Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts (2007) and many more
Selected
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Chugoku branch Exhibition of the Japan Traditional Kogei, The Okayama prefectural Art Exhibition, TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition, The Asahi Ceramic Art Exhibition and other exhibitions