Kimura Kouji 喜村 皓司Koro Censer Box COntainer Mount Fuji San.


4.5 x 6 cm Incense Koro Container from a Masuda City Potter Hagi ware

170,00 €

This lovely Koro was made by a potter named Kimura Koji. The silky creamy veil over brown tones create a soothing aura and invite the touch. Kimura Koji was born in 1931 in Shimane prefecture, on the Sea of Japan, not far from Hagi, where he arrived, in 1967, after having studied other pottery traditions. The Tsuwano and Masuda area is in the west of rural Shimane Prefecture on the Sea of Japan coast. Served by the coastal San-in Railway Line that runs from a side to another of the land. He established there his first kiln around 1971 and as craftsman has exposed several times in Tokyo, Osaka and Kobe. There is a signature at the bottom of work. There is a wooden box (tomobako) have a cloth (tomokire). It is a porcelain (pottery) and as usual It was made in Japan.

Kimura Kouji

Birth date November 7, 1931
[Ceramic history]
1965, Fukuoka Prefecture Exhibition Prize Winner
1967 Entered Hagi Yaki
1963: Kyushu / Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition
1971 Karakariyama open kiln
1972 Solo exhibition at Tokyo Akasaka Gallery
1977 Solo exhibition at Ginza Matsuya Department Store (until 1982)
Solo exhibition at Shibuya Tokyu Department Store in 1983
In 1986, selected many after being selected for the Sanin Crafts Exhibition
In 1988, won many prizes after being selected for the Tea Ceremony Exhibition
Solo exhibition at Shinjuku Odakyu Department Store in 1993
Solo exhibition at Shinjuku Keio Department Store in 2001
2007 -20 years, selected for the tea ceremony exhibition