Tetsuya Ozawa

Tetsuya Ozawa Beakers

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Divinely textured and oh so fine small beaker - hand thrown with a small bevelled indentation towards the bottom.

Fine lip for most enjoyable sipping.

Hand crafted in Japan by ceramic artist Tetsuya Ozawa.

height: 7cm
width: 8cm


A graduate from the Nagoya University of the Arts, Tetsuya Ozawa is well-studied in traditional Japanese Fine Arts, and in 2008, Ozawa trained under Yoshikawa Masamichi.

Ozawa lives and works in Tokomame City, a city which has been associated with ceramics production since at least the Heian Period (794-1185). He uses local clay from this city and introduces the traditional glaze called Chara,creating his signature expression, which is reminiscent of abstract drawing.

The attractive, but rough texture of the surface is the successful result of the blend of local tradition with his own unique vision. Tetsuya uses a distinctive technique called "kofuki" (i.e. dusting) to apply a thin layer of white soil to the surface in order to create a unique texture.