Bizen fire color chawan with artist signed wood box by MORI Seishi

Height 9.0 cm Mouth diameter 11.3 cm Body diameter cm Bottom diameter 5.3 cm SPECIAL INSCRIPTION

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SPECIAL INSCRIPTION

ういてんぺん uitenpen 【 有為転変 】

有為転変 Kanji Details

  1. (n, adj-no) mutability (of worldly affairs) the fleeting shifts and changes (of human life)

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'

  • mutability (of worldly affairs)
  • fleeting shifts and changes (of human life)

Related Kanji

有 possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx 
為 do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of 
転 revolve, turn around, change 
変 unusual, change, strange 

Profile of MORI Seishi

-Died in 2011
-Built a tunnel-kiln of 20m in length that produce blaze fire color at Bizen in 1984
-Built a tunnel-kiln at Bizen in 1975
-Studied under MORI Chikuzan(his father) and MORI Touzan(his brother)
-Graduated from Japanese Thought Program of Waseda University
-Born at Bizen, Okayama Pref. in 1944 under one of the most oldest potteries which spread out from the 16th century

Than his words
"I would like to make potteries while thinking of blaze of fire color.
That is why the thought brings prayer, vitality, energy in a work."​