Kiko Ando is the artist from Bizen who mix traditional art and modern style harmoniously. He makes beautiful and sophisticated shape of works with Bizen Clay and the texture is deep and tasteful. Wood fired teapot, lots of color come out in kiln. Because it is clay of Bizen.And because of high temperature in kiln.
This teapot had been fired about a week. Straw fire line (hidasuki) is seen on the back of the body .This teapot has lots of yellow goma ash on lid and on upper body. Brown, black, deep color and gradation. Different impression of right face and left face .Shape of the body is beautiful sphere. Interesting texture, made from heat, ash, fire.
Good water flow from the spout.Kiko Ando was born 1977, selected as TOYOTA LEXUS NEW TAKUMI PROJECT member. Artist : KIKO ANDOCapacity : Approx. 230-240 mlBox : Paper Box