Tanaka Kouta Lipped Bowl 田中 Firing adrenaline Korean Karatsu ware handmade climbing kiln
There are only few opportunities to find antique Chosen Karatsu . The grandiose embellishment of this color creates a sublime sense of tension between the dark glazed and color infusion. The Chosen Karatsu style is a traditional style which was introduced by one or more potters brought from the Joseon Dynasty during the Japanese invasions of Korea. It features a black glaze placed under a white glaze which has been fired with straw. The two glazes run together and give a feeling of opposites. A profusion of color descends the granulated surface .
Nakagawa Jinenbo gave to Tanaka his chosen form to the forefront of pottery best karatsu circles ever!