A Classical Day—Three Works by Kishino Kan
Kishino Kan (b.1975, Kyoto) lives and breathes ceramics in the hills of Iga. Not just Iga though he also fires Shino, Kohiki, Ki-Seto, Setoguro, Hakuji-White Porcelain and other styles; he’s a great admirer and connoisseur of ancient ceramic art. A pure spirit comes out his his adaptations of the classics and here are three; a large yakishime–natural ash-glazed o-tsuo (42.5cm.tallx41.2cm/380,000 yen), and two uzukumaru jars, the taller at 26.2cm.tallx21.2(100,000 yen) and the other at 19.2cm.tallx18.3(Sold). All in perfect condition, signed boxes for the small two, signed ‘board’ for the o-tsubo. Kishino studied with Fukumori Masatake and established his kiln in Iga in 2004.