Two Superbly Fired Tokkuri: Furutani Michio and Kakurezaki Ryuichi—Tsujimura Shiro Preview
Here are two A1 tokkuri for each of these legendary ceramic artists; the left is a boldly formed Shigaraki by Furutani Michio and the left is a gourd form by Kakurezaki Ryuichi–with a gourd-motif of ‘clay flavor’ over the intense yohen firing. Each in perfect condition with signed boxes, the Furutani is 13.5cm. and is On Reserve. The Kakurezaki is 13.3cm.tall and is 130,000 yen (his ‘lady-in-a-kimono-leaning-forward to pour sake gourd form.) The Karatsu guinomi shown is by Nakazato Taroemon XIV and is On Reserve.