Yoshihiro Kumamoto

Bowl with celadon glaze and wheat design.

  • Ceramics
  • Presented in 2014
  • H 15.0 x W 47.0 x D 30.0 cm
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Category Ceramics
Year Presented 2014
Dimensions H 15.0 x W 47.0 x D 30.0 cm
Exhibition The 61th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

  • Celadon

    Celadon (seiji) is a light blue-green pottery, usually porcelain or stoneware, produced by reduction firing a transparent glaze containing iron oxide. By restricting or eliminating the supply of oxygen to the kiln, the reduction firing process causes the iron in the glaze to turn bluish-green.

Yoshihiro Kumamoto

photo Yoshihiro Kumamoto

Submitting artwork mainly to the Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition (selected 25 times). Created tenmoku glazed pieces in the early days and started making celadon glazed pieces afterwards. Currently making Yao-zhou ware style celadon glazed pieces, which are olive green celadon ware that have been made since the Song Period in China.