Only one of a kind - fantastic kuro bizen tokkuri with unusual form by famous potter Masao Akiye.
He was born in Saitama near Tokyo in 1968.
After he studied in the Tokyo Institute and Art University, he began his career as a 'professional' Bizen potter in the kiln in Bizen City.
After having studied under Isezaki Jun, Bizen Living National Treasure for 10 years, he founded his anagama kiln in 2008.
His work won already many important awards, the Tanabe-Museum 'Chanoyunozoukei exhibition' price, awards at Okayama Prefecture Art Exhibition, China Branch Exhibition and many others.
Height 12,1 cm
Width 8,9 cm x 14,4 cm