Nishihata Tadashi is one of the most celebrated artists from the Tamba region of Japan. Coming from a family of potters who have practiced in the area for several generations, he has built on his family and the area's ancient techniques, re-inventing his own style of Tamba ware.
Chawan (tea ceremony bowl) with akadobe and ash glazes. This chawan by exemplifies Nishihata’s masterful glazing techniques. Here, we can see two types of ash glaze (top), a black glaze (bottom left), while the bottom right is left unglazed.
Size: 9.4 cm h x 12 dia / 3.7 in h x 4.7 dia
Weight: 510 g / 1 lb 2oz