"It always amazes me what miracles can happen with a lump of clay in just the right hands"
Many of the photos shown are in my collection. I will share what I learn about the kilns, artists, styles, and marks. This is a work in progress. Come along with me as I learn.
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Thursday, November 19, 2015
Soba choko are for dipping sauce for buckwheat noodles. They have been around since the Edo period. There are many styles, shapes and sizes.
This one is from the Meiji era. It has the small "eye" on the foot.