Sunday, 9 November 2014

Two Chawan

 A cup for the chanoyu (tea Ceremony) from Kyoto, artist Katou Josui, title akigusa (Auton's erbs)
Kuro raku, black raku chawan, the writing on the cup is tsuki (moon). Raku is a quality of pottery and the name come from a family of potters, still active in Kyoto, for many generations.