Takatori-yaki Takatori Hassen Straw Ash Milky White Madara cup 高取八仙
Takatori Hassen Madara Glaze Cup.
Straw ash is the major component of the beautiful tender white glaze of the cup. This cup was made by Takatori Hassen XIII (13th generation) . Glaze is his own blend.
This photo is Takatori Hassen XIII burning bunch of straw to make straw ash (glazing). You may feel the naturalness and deepness of the glaze.
Amazing Artistic flow of the glaze. Beautiful white like in nature.
Very thick glaze and you can really feel the color of the glaze and texture.
Glaze flow to the bottom of the cup during the firing. Hassen shaved and made it flat after the firing. You could see it in the photo.
Clay is from Koishiwara / Nanakuma in Fukuoka (where Takatori-yaki's place) It is Hassen's own blend .
Harmony (sense of integrate / unity) of clay and glaze is one of the point of appreciation for his work. Beautiful.
Nice texture and good size in hand.
Takatori Hassen Kiln is located in a village of Fukuoka prefecture, the kiln started in 17th century, produces Japanese tea ceremony ware.
Item status: New
Studio : Takatori Hassen XIII (13th generation) (birth year 1934)
Size : Diameter5.8 cm H 5.5cm
Only one piece available