Osamu Suzuki

Shino tea bowl.

  • Ceramics
  • Presented in 2023
  • H 9.6 x W 13.3 x D 13.0 cm
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Category Ceramics
Year Presented 2023
Dimensions H 9.6 x W 13.3 x D 13.0 cm
Materials Potter's clay
Exhibition The 70th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • Shino ware

    Shino ware consists of vessels of eggshell colored clay (mogusatsuchi) thickly coated in an opaque, milky-white feldspathic glaze.

Living National Treasure Osamu Suzuki

photo Osamu Suzuki

The majority of my works are Shino ware, but my aim is to be creative and original. To fulfill this aim, I have experimented and explored in my own way different modes of expression, unconventional production methods, and ways of thinking about ceramics. Fifty years have passed since I first started making ceramics, and I have consistently followed this path. In the future I will stick to this approach, but I also want to take up many challenges in fields of ceramics other than Shino ware.