Kirikané Snow Flower Tea Ceremony Bowl by Wada Tōzan
Wada Tōzan is an accomplished artist with over 30 years of experience in producing the finest ceramics for tea ceremony. He excels in enamel overglazed pottery and porcelain, and his works are renowned for their floral motifs and traditional patterns rendered with impeccable detail and precision.
This tea ceremony bowl is done in a manganese-rich black underglaze and decorated with intricate snowflake patterns rendered in 24-carat gold leaf. The level of handwork is amazing. Each minute detail is cut and embossed in a technique pioneered by Wada Tōzan himself and officially named kirikané.
Wada adds an additional touch of opulence by glazing the inside of the bowl in pure silver. The body is formed from a mix of clay and porcelain and balanced upon a well-crafted footring bearing the artist's name stamp. A fitting seasonal piece that is sure to become a tea practitioner's cherished vessel.
A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist. Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.
A fukusa display cloth is included.
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