Nothing I can say can convey the rugged beauty locked up in Amazing tea bowl made by Shino well know potter Yamada Masakazu ,signed on the base and enclosed in the original signed and stamped wood box.Yamada was born in 1951,His traditional works in Shino Yaki tea bowl are phenomenal. Yamada exhibited and or been prized at the Nihondento Kogei Ten 11 Tims, Tokaidento kogei Ten 25 Tims, Asahi Togei Gai Ten 4Tims, and 5 Tims at Chuhichi Koksai Togei Ten. (modern Tea Ceramics Exhibition). In addition is a long list of Private exhibitions both domestic and abroad. shino are high-fried wares produced in the seto and mino areas of gifu pref:originated in the 16th century. is your opportunity to own this amazing bowl which fired in keizan kiln, very famous , this tea bowl enclosed in the original signed and stamped box. material shino pottery condition perfect nezumi-shino nezumi-shino designs carved piece covered by shino glaze.