"Mr Bear" Teapot by Hikari Masuda, from the exhibition "Near & Far", November 2023 at DEA EAST.
Yes, it’s a teapot in the shape of a bear!
He comes wearing a smart little cap or a jaunty beret.
Nb. these are hand made pieces and measurements are approximate.
Hand painted porcelain.
Hand made in Japan.
Hikari Masuda is a ceramicist based in Tokoname, Japan, a town with a ceramic history reaching back more than 1000 years. Her joyful, playful work is rich in vivid folkloric depictions of animals and mythical creatures - her masterful output incorporates many forms and glazes, including figurines, vases, cups, bowls and stunning decorative plates.
She is stocked exclusively by The DEA Store in Australia and her highly sort after work never stays for long on our shelves!
Read more about Hikari Masuda.