ONI (鬼)

en-ONIHAGI

14/07/2021

Legendary creatures of Japanese folklore, the Oni are gigantic demons similar to orcs, with claws and horns that grow from their heads, and embody the forces of nature. In folk tales they are often described as wicked and destructive creatures. It is said that originally they were benevolent creatures capable of keeping away evil spirits, then,...

The bowl is the work of the Son of a famous Hagi potter called Notomi Choun (1921-1995) who started studying pottery in 1951 and founded a kiln called O-kazan-choun-gama in 1967. The kiln is now headed by one of his sons who inherited his father's name.This is Noutomi Susumi with his daughter Naoko he own an amazing reality in Hagi.At...