Sakurei Okamoto, Korean Karatsu vase


Sakurei Okamoto, Korean Karatsu vase

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Dimensions: 14.5cm in diameter
Height 17.0cm
Box: Shared box

Uzukumaru is a flower vase that is often made in Shigaraki ware because of its round shape that looks like it is crouching, but it is a type that is relatively rare in Karatsu.
Along with the scenery of Chosen Karatsu, which was dynamically changed by the kiln, the traces of a spatula with a cross mark called Hori Karatsu are accented.
Metal fittings are attached to the back so that it can also be used as a hanging vase. The real thing is bigger than the photo.

[Ceramic history]
1958 Born in Karatsu City
1976 Graduated from Karatsu Higashi High School
1978 Trained at Karatsu ware pottery
1989 Built kiln at current location
1998 Solo exhibition at Chiba Mitsukoshi
1999 Learned the technique of part de verre at Notojima Glass Studio in Ishikawa Prefecture
2006 Solo exhibition at Saga Tamaya
2008 Solo exhibition at Nomura Museum of Art, Kyoto
2014 Solo exhibition at Fukuoka GALLERY Ichibankan

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