Takatori Hassen Kiln Sousen 2 Glazing Cup Kakewake 高取八仙 HS08
Takatori Hassen Kiln Sousen 2 Glazing Small Cup Kakewake 高取八仙 HS08
Aritst: Takatori Hassen XIII (13th generation) - born in 1934
Simple and natural, warm and calm.
This cup has 2 different glazing applied. The technique of art is called “kake-wake”Literally, 掛 "Kake" means apply (glazing), 分" wake" means separately. 掛分(kakewake) is : 2 different glazing is applied. This art technique is seen Takatori-yaki often.
Milky white clay is straw ash glaze which Hassen made by burning straw.
Brownish glaze is called candy glaze (Ameyu glaze) which shows beautiful shade of brown. The mixture of two glaze show warm tasteful yellowish color. Both glaze are Hassen's blend. Mixture of those two glazes makes third nuance color.
Inside of the cups shows 4 nuance colours, brown, white, yellowish milky, pinkish (showing clay color more than other parts).
Since the glazing layer is thinner, you will have feeling of the clay in your hand. It gives natural feeling in your hand and warm in your eyes.
The clay is a unique blend of Hassen XIII.
Most of the clay is from Koishiwara and Nanakuma in Fukuoka prefecture (whereHassen kiln is located)
Hassen XIII make and choose clay to make out ultimate harmony and beauty in a cup. Seeking a sense of unity from what clay, shape, glaze, color, texture make...
Takatori Hassen Kiln started in 17th century, produces Japanese tea ceremony ware as main works.
Takatori-yaki is known as high grade tea ceremony ware. Since it was started producing tea ceremony ware for the power 17th century.
Hassen XIII's is known as artist for tea ceremony ware.
Hassen cups (YouTube)
Artist : Takatori Hassen XIII (Takatori Sousen) - born in 1934,
Size : Diameter 6.5cm H4.7cm/ Capacity 75ml
Box: Wood box with the artist signature.
Sample of name and signature on cup box