Kintsugi Shikamaru Takeshita Nanban Yakishime Cup Wood Fired
Traditional Japanese Kintsugi(Gintsugi) with Urushi. Gold finish at the bottom and silver finish on the edge.
Urushi and metal such as gold and silver are NOT microwave safe. Please DO NOT use microwave.
He is considered to be one of the geniuses in pottery world of Japan as he does everything from digging clay from the land to finish with wood firing in anagama kiln. His pieces are wild, yet sophisticated pieces of art having texture of original clay with ashes from wood melt into it.
He uses reduction firing in a process of firing where he tries to leave colors onto his pieces. His pieces are so called Yakishime which does not have glazes on though some wood ashes fall onto pieces which melts as natural glaze.
Size : 3.8 in x 3.5 in
Weight : 7.8 oz
Material : Ceramic
Microwave : NO
Direct Fire : NO
IH : NO
Oven : NO
Dish Washer : NO
Sizes and weights are approximate.
*They are handmade one of a kind piece, and each item has slightly different shape, size, and glaze. Pictures shown are taken with one sample piece.
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