Pine tree is used for firing in kiln - Ash of Pine tree on the cup.
Natural ash glaze inside & outside on the cup.
Inside has deep color made with ash which is pink, green, gray.
The front side has much ash, that shows difference shade of greys. You may feel intense of fire & flame in the firing. The other side is more simple. You can also enjoy the taste and texture of the clay.
There is blue glaze, that is only come out in the firing when heat/temerature in the kiln is very high.
Texture is very simple, a bit rough, natural.
Color of the body, natural ash gives 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.
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