Saturday, May 26, 2012

SATSUMA YAKI (薩摩焼き)-Ceramics of Kagoshima Prefecture


Satsuma Tanoura MARK




Vase box from the Tanoura Kiln 田の浦窯

About Tanoura kiln
http://item.rakuten.co.jp/rai-rai/c/0000000102/
http://www.kurozyokaya.com/product-list/16

Black Satsuma

Generic Satsuma MARK  さつま



Black matte finish began 1930's~

Generic Satsuma 








Satsuma Ryuho MARK 龍峰



Satsuma Nagata


Tea cup  made from ash from Sakura
Jima in Kagoshima



Wednesday, May 16, 2012

SESSHU-YAKI-Ceramics of Shimane Prefecture

Sesshu-yaki is pottery of Shimane Prefecture.  It is grouped with Iwami-yaki. Sesshu-yaki is a  new style of Pottery, the kiln began in 1949 by Fukugou Tooru. His son, Fukugaou Tooru II,  took over the kiln in 2001.


Love the "crackle"!!