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Ki-seto Chawan by Suzuki Goro

Ki-seto Chawan by Suzuki Goro

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Directory: Artists: Ceramics: Pottery: Bowls: Contemporary: Item # 1394016
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Kami-cho 2-2-6, Ageo-shi
Saitama-ken, Japan 362-0037

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A very fine ki-seto chawan (yellow seto tea bowl) made by Suzuki Goro (b. 1941), one of the most famous contemporary Japanese potters.

The Ki-seto style of pottery is certainly one of the most difficult Mino traditions to master. Yet, here again the artist shows prowess and succeeds in reinventing the genre.

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Suzuki Goro is a potter who goes beyond that usual appellation. He has developed a unique way of expressing himself through ceramics, basing his work on traditional styles from the Mino tradition: Shino, Oribe, Ki-Seto (yellow Seto), Setoguro (black Seto) and the Karatsu tradition. His works, which have a strong sense of individualism, include tea bowls with colorful painted cars and life size chairs, but he is also a master of more orthodox pieces. In 2002, Suzuki Goro received the very prestigious Japan Ceramic Society Prize.

The chawan is signed. It presents a small crack on the mouth rim, and traces of repair with lacquer and gold (kintsugi); kindly refer to pictures for details. The bowl will be shipped in a signed box.
Dimensions: 12.5 x 7.5 cm (5 x 3 in)

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