Hongo Hideyuki Gold Chawan 「東風解凍」February 4-8 The east wind melts the ice. tea bowl winter Solstice

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.

3,000.00 €

From the 72-color gold bowl and the space, this is the first season of Tatsuharu "Dongfeng Thaw".
It was created based on the theme of "a device that engraves the seventy-two seasons that change every five days", and based on the twenty-four paragraphs that were born in ancient China, one year was divided into 72 equal parts every five days. Seventy-two signs with the meaning of the calendar.
Twenty-two weather patterns in Japan, which match the climate of Japan, represent changes in flora and fauna and weather in seventy-two short sentences. It was created by expressing 72 with 72 bowls.
This work expresses "Dongfeng thaw", which is one of the beginnings of the beginning of the spring, when the easterly wind begins to thaw the thick ice, and whether it is designed from the perspective to the upper part of the body is like ice. It is like this, and it is a work with an original view of the world by finishing it into a container shape that exudes exquisite distortion with plenty of gold on the bottom.

72 Seasons
A year of nature and tradition seen through the ancient Japanese calendar.

Japan has four beautiful seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. The rich expressions of each season color our lives throughout the year, and historically the Japanese have paid special attention to the seasons and their influence on daily life since olden times.

The origins of that can be found in the ancient 24 season calendar. The path of the sun as seen from Earth creates a zodiac, 360 degrees divided into 24 15-degree sections, each one given a name to depict the seasonal changes through the year, with each season lasting just 15 days.

In olden times a lunar calendar was used, based on the waxing and waning of the moon, which meant that the position of the sun and the dates on the calendar would gradually shift out of sync. It is possible that the 24 season calendar was a way to compensate for this, and provide a calendar that satisfactorily depicted the changes in the seasons which matched with daily life.

And beyond that, each season of the 24 season calendar was then divided again into three more, to create the 72 season calendar. Each of these 72 seasons lasts just five days or so, and the names of each season beautifully depict the tiny, delicate changes in nature that occur around us, year in year out.