A seminal work by the popular young star Ishii Takahiro enclosed in the original wooden box titled “Kuro Bizen Chawan” followed by the artists signature and chop. Expanding upon the hand of his teacher, The unconventional Bizen upstart Kakurezaki Ryuichi, in the form; the glaze is all Takahiro. He achieves colors and depths unknown to other Bizen artists thanks to his exploration of the Mino traditions. Here cobalts tinge the rivulets of black draped like a priests Kesa around the body of the bowl, iron supplanting one side.
Size: W 12.8 x15.8 cm (5 x 6 inches), H 10.2 cm (4 inches)
It comes well protected in the wooden box with a custom made cloth bag and buffers to keep it safe, even in the most earthquake prone country in the world.
Ishii Takahiro was born in Gunma prefecture in 1980 and has taken Japan by storm after graduating the Kyoto Municipal University of Art and an apprenticeship under Kakurezaki Ryuichi. A true rising star in the Ceramics world