Suzu Ware (Suzuyaki）Small Vase by Shinohara Takashi.
Beautiful wood firing black vase. Elegant shape that brings joy and calmness.
Pine tree is used for firing in kiln - Ash of Pine tree on the body.
The body of the vase have soft black and grey. Rich fly ash glaze on the vase.
Whitish purple ash is like snow... white, purple, gray mixture of many colors.
Upper half and lower half of the body has interesting contrast and the gradation is so beautiful.
Very rich in texture, good feeling.
His works gives quietness calmness. The shape, color of the body, fly ash...deep beauty and touch to your heart.
Shinohara used to be a monk, he started make pottery to express his inner world on his pottery.
Please refer our blog for more information about Suzu ware & Shinohara's works. Suzu ware is pottery made Suzu city in Noto peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture of Japan. Suzu ware's history is back to 12 century.