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Kyusu Tokoname - Gyoko

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"My wish… 3 value to meet. Mud, teapot, and people." - Takahiro Umehara -

Potter: Takahiro Umehara
Studio: Bishu Pottery, Gyokuko Toen
Size: 320ml(11 fl oz)

Short Bio
Studied underthe master, first Gyokuko
Selected twice for the Japan Sencha Arts and Crafts Exhibition
Selected for Choza-Sho Pottery Exhibition
Won the Choza Prize twice at the Choza-Sho Pottery eExhibition
Won the “Encourage Prize” 4 times at the Choza-Sho Pottery Exhibition
Selected for the Japanese Traditional Craftsman Exhibition”
Tookover the name, Gyokuko and became Gyokuko, of the 2nd. Pottery studio GyokukoToen
Accredited as “Traditional Craftsman”
Built Anagama(the kiln to bake wares) and “shiinokigama”
Won the prize of “Excellent Craftsman” in Aichi prefecture
Won theTraditionalLifetime Achievement Prize”
Offered by the NHK(National Broadcasting Company) charity bazaar

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