en-Konishi Heinai Taiko Kiln "Akira Ishii" 初雪 700K

23/07/2021
Konishi Heinai Taiko Kiln "Akira Ishii" RAKU ware chawan bowl with Tayama hōnan inscription hatsuyuki (はつゆき) include 'first snow (of season)'.The kanji is 初雪 It is made in the Taiko kiln (Konishidairauchi)   The box with the extraordinary inscription hatsuyuki (はつゆき) include 'first snow (of season)'. The kanji for hatsuyuki is 初雪
Konishi Heinai Taiko Kiln "Akira Ishii" RAKU ware chawan bowl with Tayama hōnan inscription hatsuyuki (はつゆき) include 'first snow (of season)'.The kanji is 初雪 It is made in the Taiko kiln (Konishidairauchi) The box with the extraordinary inscription hatsuyuki (はつゆき) include 'first snow (of season)'. The kanji for hatsuyuki is 初雪
Konishi Heinai (1899-1991) was born into a family of farmers in Ehime on the Island of Shikoku. In 1925 he fell head over heels in love with Raku-yaki and it was in the world of pottery he chose to leave his mark. Returning to Shikoku in 1928, he studied various techniques and went on to study under Kawakita Handeishi from 1931. It was at this time he began to build his first Noborigama climbing kiln. Gaining fame throughout the war years, 1949 saw his fame and genius explode into public notoriety. In 1968 he passed the reins to his adopted son. Heinai II was born into the Beppu family in Aichi (Seto area) in 1928. He apprenticed under his uncle Heinai, followed by a sojourn under Handeishi, and in 1958 became the adopted son of Heinai I. His works were widely collected and exhibited throughout Japan, and he is held in the collection of the Metropolitan New York among many others. The Taiko Gama is one of the most famous for Tea Ware in Japan outside Kyoto.  In this work is visible his common modeling spatula work with rich, dark black considered one of the top Raku potters of the 20th century. A potter also involved with Shigaraki , this raku is a classic and dynamic work, an evocative chawan.
Konishi Heinai (1899-1991) was born into a family of farmers in Ehime on the Island of Shikoku. In 1925 he fell head over heels in love with Raku-yaki and it was in the world of pottery he chose to leave his mark. Returning to Shikoku in 1928, he studied various techniques and went on to study under Kawakita Handeishi from 1931. It was at this time he began to build his first Noborigama climbing kiln. Gaining fame throughout the war years, 1949 saw his fame and genius explode into public notoriety. In 1968 he passed the reins to his adopted son. Heinai II was born into the Beppu family in Aichi (Seto area) in 1928. He apprenticed under his uncle Heinai, followed by a sojourn under Handeishi, and in 1958 became the adopted son of Heinai I. His works were widely collected and exhibited throughout Japan, and he is held in the collection of the Metropolitan New York among many others. The Taiko Gama is one of the most famous for Tea Ware in Japan outside Kyoto. In this work is visible his common modeling spatula work with rich, dark black considered one of the top Raku potters of the 20th century. A potter also involved with Shigaraki , this raku is a classic and dynamic work, an evocative chawan.

Width 12.5cm ・Height 8cm ・High platform diameter 6cm

Tayama Honan

Date of death: December 31, 1980, he was a member of the Council for the Protection of Cultural Properties, died at an acquaintance's house in Kyoto due to sudden heart failure. Born October 6th, 1903 (Meiji 36) was the eldest son of Gin Kawai Matsugin, the chief priest of Manzoji Temple in Ayama-gun, Mie Prefecture. After graduating from Mie Prefectural in Ueno Junior High School, he became an adopted child of Yajukichi Tayama in Ueno City. Graduated in High School at age of 25, entered Tokyo Imperial University, Faculty of Letters, Department of National History, graduated from University he became Assistant National Treasury Investigator in the Ministry of Education Religious Affairs Bureau, engaged in the designation of national treasure survey, became in thre 1945 the National History Editor and National Treasure Investigator. After the end of the war, belonged to the National Museum Research Division and the Cultural Property Protection Committee Art and Crafts Division, and served as the Chief Cultural Property Investigator from the Cultural Property (Writing Department), until the retirement age of 65 years. He made efforts in designated investigations related to handwriting such as sutras and ink. After retiring, he served as a member of the Council for Cultural Properties Advisory Committee, then the Chairman of the Archives Department of the Council for Cultural Properties Conservation Council 1st Special Investigation Committee, Director of Matsunaga Memorial Foundation in Odawara City, Kanagawa, Director of Museum Meiji Village. It was

￲ Although the research on Kabayashi sumi research, which he specializes in, is summarized as a book, he have been written in order to sort and organize other collections such as the Yomei library and the Daitokyu memorial library. In addition, exist a big amount of work involved in researching temple-related ancient documents, sacred texts, all sutras, etc. His history is enormous, as the achievements in the preservation of calligraphy, manuscripts, and ancient documents in Japan are extremely large. In 1973, he was awarded the 3rd Order of Treasure, and in 1980 he was awarded at the 4th place.

2代 小西平内(太閤窯)
Heinai Konishi \ Taikokama \ gama 陶芸家