This work is a "white glaze line writing bowl" but while using the fine feldspar, the difference here is that he also use rough feldspar and if u manage in hand seems a chawan that fit perfect with Scandinavian furniture! ha!
The path as a potter who has been naturally guided to the environment since he was a child, creating a gentle space where the body is naturally remembered and the aesthetic sense is soft! By all means, you can really feel the softness in your hands while holding this tea bowl!
Yoshiaki Tanaka-Has been selected by Tougei Beauty for Traditional Crafts | Long-established mall Born in Tokyo in 1958, when he was in elementary school, his father moved to Kyoto and there during junior high school he was enrolled in the track and field club, sweating for a short distance at the same time started to be interested in music. Famous for his Bright White Glazed. Obtained his Major achievements at the "46th Japan Traditional Crafts Kinki Exhibition" (2017), " and the 61st Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition" (2014), Many Solo Exhibitions in Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo, etc.
Also appears in ■ "One recommended book" called "Katachi" (Takeji Iwamiya/Kazuya Takaoka, Pie Books, 1999)-A book that were Yoshiaki Tanaka is considered as part of potters who reaffirms the beauty of Japanese forms. Mr. Soichiro Honda said about Yoshiaki: , "Seeing, listening, trying, trying is the basis of invention." It's one of the words that anyone should keep in mind in the sense that it produces something.
One of his latest great exhibit is called "Asahiruban". With vessels of the image of "Asa"... A pink bowl that looks like a little snow. Also hanging containers as "Hiru" vessels that take an half of "Asa" and "Ban". When you pick it up, are unexpectedly light and they fits prfect in your hand, and his works are famous for to create a warmth with a very useful taste!
After graduating from university, he learned under Morinobu Kimura how to make a clay pot by stealing the rotation of the potter's wheel. Not only in the bowl his work is earthy, well-shaped and very neat.
When people asked why he thought to become a potter he says that his father was a collector of traditional crafts, and he was surrounded by beautiful crafts and lived using them since he was a little child.