Ransai Indigo Chawan
Bizen Chawan by leading Bizen Ware Ceramic Artist -
Unique Piece | Handcrafted in Bizen, Okayama, Japan
Made in a traditional Japanese wood-fired Noborigama | 20days pine wood firing
Made by Intangible Cultural Asset holder
Rare indigo glazed Bizen ware
A masterpiece for collectors
A strikingly beautiful indigo-glazed Bizen chawan handcrafted by one of Japan's most celebrated Bizen ware ceramist, Matsui Tomoyuki. Born in 1931 in Kumamoto prefecture, he received the Important Intangible Cultural Asset in 1996. Thanks to his mentorship at Bizen pottery centre, about five hundred students have been trained under him since 1960, which leaves a great credit to the Bizen pottery world. Bizen is one of the oldest pottery styles, with a tradition dating back over 1000 years in Japan.
Size: Ø11.6x11.6xH8 cm
with original wood box signed by Matsui
Handcrafted in Bizen, Okayama, Japan
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