Up for sale is this "Aka-raku cup by Mizutani Wataru (student of Nakagawa Jinenbo, Koie Ryoji)#3297" If you have any questions please contact us before buy it. No reserve.
- width: approx. 9cm (3 35/64in) x 7.5cm (2 61/64in)
- tall: approx. 6.5cm (2 9/16in)
- weight: 164g (w/ 294g)
Face book / Mizutani Wataru
Nakagawa Jinenbo (1953–2011)
Became a potter aged 24 on the advice of his then boss. Went on to build his own bamboo climbing kiln (Jizenbogama) in 1982, after training under Inoue Toya at Kyozangama in Karatsu for three years.
Following this, he mostly showcased his work in solo exhibitions, including at Shibuya Kurodatoen in 1985, and at the Odakyu Department Store the same year.
Nakagawa developed a style of pottery that was unbound by convention, yet respectful of the traditional techniques of Karatsu-ware, such as brush-decorated, mottled, Korean, and brushed slip. He mainly specialized in the production of tea bowls.
In 2000, he succeeded in recreating a tea bowl in the old Okugorai style of Karatsu-ware, and became known as an artist to watch. He died at the age of 58.
Koie Ryoji (1938- )
Ryoji is an author known as a potter who has produced a great number of abstract works and who continues to gain recognition not just in Japan, but globally. He holds exhibitions in Japan and all over the world.
He uses materials and techniques for his works that are utterly different and unique. The appeal of his dynamic and yet subtle style is its constant creative urge, pursuing the possibilities of what can be made from clay and fire. At the same time, his touch can also be felt in his smaller works, such as tableware, and his fans are always fascinated by what he will create next.
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