Haiyūsai Saké Flask 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 handsome saké flask (tokkuri) is glazed in rice straw and cedar ash. It has a nice, earthy simplicity which is accented with iron brushwork. The ideal addition to any saké vessel collection.
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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