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TAKEUCHI Kimiaki 竹内公明(1948-2011) is an old master of Japanese ceramics from the city of Tokoname. He studied under EZAKI Issei 江崎一生(1918-1992) and helped revitalize Tokoname ware using local mountain clay and ash glaze. His forms are traditional, such as this wide-mouthed jar with a gorgeous green ash glaze. This lively color drips down from the shoulder of the vase, accentuating its elegant form. The wide mouth allows for a generous and spacious feel. This perfectly balanced vessel truly epitomizes the jar form, bringing together the beauty of earth and art.”
1948 Born in Tokoname
1963 Studied under EZAKI Issei
1972 Grand Prix at Vallauris International Ceramic Competition
1975 Received award at Japan Ceramics Exhibition
1976 Asahi Togei Ceramic Competition