Tetsusai Gourd Saké Set by Ikai Yūichi
Kyoto native Ikai Yūichi has trained under the late Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004) who, in 1985, was awarded the title of Living National Treasure for his outstanding work in ceramic making. And it is from his sensei that Ikai learned the secrets to coaxing subtle hues and fluid effects from the oldest and most rudimentary of all glazes - hai, or ash.
This lovely gourd shaped saké flask and matching cup is done in a simple ash slip and detailed with iron-rich brushwok (tetsu-sai). For the aficionado who appreciates fine saké from the finest pottery.
A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist. Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.
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