Powder-glazed Karatsu Shoe Bowl by Munehiko Maruta


Powder-glazed Karatsu Shoe Bowl by Munehiko Maruta

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Dimensions: Diameter 20.4cm
Height 8.1cm
Box: Same box

This is a large pot painted with powerful brushstrokes.
This is a piece with a deep flavor of red kiln firing.
It's just the right size for both cooking and serving.

[Ceramics history]
Born in 1961 as the second son of Karatsu potter Masami Maruta.
1980: Studied under Atsuya Hamada (third son of Shoji Hamada)
1984: Returned to Kuromuta (Takeo City, Saga Prefecture) and began making pottery
1987: Opened Uchida Saraya Kiln (climbing kiln)
2000 Sarayagawa Climbing Kiln (Citrine Kiln)
2002: Appeared on NHK BS "Utsuwa Yume Kobo"
2003: Appeared on the NHK BS special "Utsuwa Yume Kobo"
2008: Exhibited at Nomura Museum of Art's "Challenge to Goryeo Tea Bowls"
2018: Exhibited at the Kyushu Ceramic Museum "Things Enchanted by Old Karatsu"

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