Shino Yunomi shape tea cup made by the Hayashi Shotaro, one of the top names of contemporary Shino ceramics. The cup is covered in irregular and thick bands of Shino glazes in white, blue, pink, russet iron and lavender colours.
Measurements: H 9,5 x 8, 5 cm.
Signed at the bottom and inscribed and signed tomobako storage box; the documentation paper and stamped cloth are also included.
Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947) learned first pottery under his older brother Kotaro and in 1974 he established his own kiln. To his name a long list of exhibitions and awards including the National Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition, the Governors Prize and five times winner of Best of Show at the Asahi Ceramics Exhibition and Gifu Prefectural Exhibition, and many more. .
He has been a member of the prestigious Dentokogeikai for many years, he has participating to exhibitions worldwide. His works are in public and private collections around the world.