Tea Bowl, Hagi Ware
Kaneta Masanao forms his pieces using the kurinuki technique, which involves scooping, pinching, and scraping a block of clay into the desired shape. Like many other Japanese studio potters, Masanao sees a close link between sculpture and ceramic art.
Stoneware with whititish-pink glaze
4 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (11.4 x 13.7 cm)
Impressed potter's mark "Masa" (stylized design of the first character of the artist's first name) on side.
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Gift of Natalie and Greg Fitz-Gerald
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