The Miyagawa family line of ceramists began 330 years ago during the early part of Japan's Edo period (1603-1868). At that time, Kohei Masakazu Miyagawa came to Kyoto from the Miyagawa Village in the northern part of neighboring Shiga Prefecture, and began to work in pottery. Following the first Kohei, each successive generation until the late of...
-Beyond the Lines - Aki's solo
Hasami ware (波佐見焼, Hasami-yaki) is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally from Hasami, Nagasaki prefecture. Originally produced for common people
Risshun (立春) Coming of Spring 二月四日〜八日一候 『東風解凍』thaw seasonはるかぜこおりをとく 東風が厚い氷を解かし始める 1.2/4-8: East wind melts ice.
Hongo Hideyuki Gold Chawan Safflower blooms tea bowl SPRING Solstice
Japanese flowers UMEA from the plum also blooms in winter, from the blanket of snow that covers the country. It is a symbol of hope in the face of the difficulties that life places before us, of elevated feelings and nobility of mind, to be able to overcome the adversities that winter faces.