This bowl incorporates a new interior surface, using a number of slips and a special glaze, which approximates the appearance of petrified wood.
Actually, big platters do break when one bends them, but the wisdom of bamboo is that bamboo generally bends instead of breaking. This large platter celebrates this gift – and offers it to special friends.
one of the Carolina Birds yunomi series – gas fired in reduction, mishima, engobes
just imagine this big platter (21″) filled with beautiful soft-shell crabs, ready for eating
a Mizusashi is a water container used in the tea ceremony • this rough box is now in a private collection, but I miss seeing the warmth and variation of the shino surface on this piece • fired not in wood, but in gas reduction