Takatori-yaki Takatori Hassen Kiln wabi-sabi Woodfired Glazed Cup 高取八仙

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Takatori Hassen  Cup

Aritst:  Takatori Hassen  XIII (13th generation) –  born in 1934


Tasteful cup – Wabi-sabi taste, which is rustic, old, simple which are see in real nature – beauty that are seen in Japanese ceramic for tea ceremony.

This cup has 2 different glazing applied. The technique of art is called “kake-wake”

Literally, 掛 “Kake” means apply (glazing), 分” wake” means separately. 掛分(kakewake) is : 2 different glazing is applied. This art technique is seen Takatori-yaki often.

Rough and tasteful clay, Thin body – texture is natural, it is enjoyable in your hand.

The clay is a unique blend of Hassen XIII  based on red clay.
Most of the clay is from Koishiwara and Nanakuma in Fukuoka prefecture (whereHassen kiln is located)

Hassen XIII make and choose clay to make out ultimate harmony and beauty in a cup . Seeking a sense of unity from what clay, shape, glaze, color, texture make… 

Takatori Hassen Kiln started in 17th century, produces Japanese tea ceremony ware as main works.

Takatori-yaki is known as high grade tea ceremony ware. Since it was started producing tea ceremony ware for the power 17th century.

Hassen XIII’s is known as artist for tea ceremony ware. 

Please refer other kakewake cup

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