(SOLD) Yunomi 02 (Hagi)

£75.00

A  pottery yunomi handmade by Noritada Kimura, a great Kyoto potter.

As a Kyoto potter Noritada has a freedom to make ceramics in many different styles, and this is his take on the famous Hagi-yaki which originates in Hagi in Yamaguchi prefecture using a kohiki-style technique. This cup is all about the unglazed clay, which ranges from brick red to dark brown, with a rough, sandy texture, small inclusions and a tiny amount of white slip glaze around the rim and base.

This cup is a unique piece.

Dimension: 9cm height x 8.5cm diameter. Volume: ~260ml. Weight: 200g.

 

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Noritada KIMURA   

Noritada Kimura is an exciting potter from one of the best known ceramic families in Kyoto. He has worked alongside his father Morinobu Kimura for many years at the family’s studio. This apprenticeship has allowed him to absorb much of his father’s skill and technique which can be seen in Noritada’s award winning work.

Biography

1968   born in Kyoto Iwakura

1989     graduated from Kyoto Ceramics College

1991   Father and Son Exhibition in Manjyudo in Kyoto

Showed at the Japan traditional Craft Kinki Show

1995   Asked to exhibit in a modern teaware exhibition

One-man show at Artspace Hachigen in Kyoto

Shortlisted for the Nisshin modern noodle bowl prize

1998    Took part in Hiamagurankai’98 in Sapporo Art Forest

2002    Father and son exhibition at Yokohama’s Sogo

Father and son exhibition at Utsuwaya Menami in Kyoto

One-man show in Kyoto and Fujisawa

1998      Exhibited with his brother Noriyuki at Yokohama’s Sogo Department Store

Won an award at the 50th Japan Traditional Craft Exhibition

2006    One-man show in Ginza Matsuya in Tokyo

2007    Solo show at gallery Eikosha in Tottori

Won an award at the 54th Japanese Traditional Craft Exhibition

2008    Showed at Tachikichi Gallery Kyoto

Kyoto and Little Kyoto, Postcard Teas, London

2009    Solo exhibition at Takashimaya in Kyoto

Solo show at Kyoto Ceramics Hall

Solo exhibition at Utsuwaya Menami, Kyoto

2010     Kimura Family exhibition at Alegre, Nara

2011     Solo exhibition Isetan, Shinjuku, Tokyo

KIMURA biographies

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Weight 0.5 kg

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