A classic Bizen Tokkuri with ash glaze, black and white slip, wood-fired in a hand-built Anagama kiln during Ishida’s international residency at the prestigious Sturt Gallery, Mittagong. A stunning piece that speaks to the success of using gloss and matte in an understated yet impactful way.
Nb. this is a hand made piece and measurements are approximate.
Made at Sturt Gallery, 2022.
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Kazuya Ishida was born into a family of potters in Bizen, Japan, where he still works and lives. He's a master at the traditional unglazed high temperature-fired bizen-style, and generously shares his knowledge around the world teaching kiln building, firing and pottery making.
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