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Kyusu Tokoname - Gyoko 2

$58.50
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"My wish… 3 values to meet. Mud, teapot, and people." - Takahiro Umehara -

Potter: Takahiro Umehara
Studio: Bishu Pottery, Gyokuko Toen
Size: 210ml (7 fl oz)

Short Bio
Studied under the 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 exhibition
Won the “Encourage Prize” 4 times at the Choza-Sho Pottery Exhibition
Selected for the Japanese Traditional Craftsman Exhibition”
Took over 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 the traditional lifetime Achievement Prize”
Offered by the NHK(National Broadcasting Company) charity bazaar

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