Hagi Ware
“Santhemum Shape”
Year: Tokugawa Era,19th C. Japan
Materials: Clay, Glaze
Size: 4 x 7 inches

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The subtle form and natural, subdued colors of Hagi ware are highly regarded.Two types of fine-grained soft clay are used as the base material. The earth is first mixed with water, then strained. During the process, wood chips are often added, causing the less dense parts to rise while the heavier parts sink to the bottom.

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The subtle form and natural, subdued colors of Hagi ware are highly regarded.Two types of fine-grained soft clay are used as the base material. The earth is first mixed with water, then strained. During the process, wood chips are often added, causing the less dense parts to rise while the heavier parts sink to the bottom.