About meI write about Japanese ceramics, Japanese antiques and Japan. I have been making and selling ceramics and antiques full time in Japan since 1994. Read more here
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Here is my newest piece. It is a wood fired kohiki piece with gold leaf over red lacquer.
I have 2 pieces out of my last firing that I think are exceptional. I have already sold one of them. This is the other. It is a kohiki piece with beautiful crawling in the clear over glaze.
I just lit the fire for the second round of my 1,000 bowl firing. I only have about 400 or so bowls in the 2 rooms. I have a helper coming tomorrow in the morning, I will fire till then … Continue reading