Born in Tatebayashi City, Gunma Prefecture
When Shino glazes cover drawings painted in iron oxide, they appear and disappear under the varying thickness of the glaze, creating a magnetic effect, as seen in the chawan (tea bowl) above and platter to the right. These are known as e-Shino (e means picture).
(b.1927) studied with Kato Kageaki(1899-1972, Yasukage's grandfather) and then with LNT Tomimoto Kenkichi before establishing his kiln in 1961. In 2010 he was designated a Toki City(birthplace of Shino) Intangible Cultural Property for his Black Seto. From a young age, Takuzo Mizuno (b. 1927) apprenticed with several well-known potters including...
[Fukumoto Tsumoru Sekio] Born in Kyoto Prefecture in 1952. In 1983, he was appointed as a resident priest of the Daitokuji school, Horinji temple. In 1959, he was appointed as the chief priest of the Daitokuji school. In 2004, he transferred Horinji to his successor. I ordered the priest of Shochu-ji again