Hideko Kuki

Cloisonne tea ceremony fresh water jar. “Being sorry that autumn is ending”

  • Cloisonné enamel work
  • Presented in 2014
  • H 14.5 / ø 15.7 cm
  • $7,546

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Category Cloisonné enamel work
Year Presented 2014
Dimensions H 14.5 / ø 15.7 cm
Exhibition The 61th Japan Traditional Kōgei Exhibition

Hideko Kuki

photo Hideko Kuki

By applying silver or gold leaf that is 0.3 – 0.4 microns thick on the base glaze and firing, the silver / gold leaf is torn into pieces as the base or glaze expands, creating an unexpected, complicated pattern. I use this as the base to make wired cloisonne. By combining transparent glaze and translucent glaze with the patterned base, I can make a unique three-dimensional piece.