Bizen Hidasuki Guinomi by Fujiwara Kei
Bizen’s second Living National Treasure was Fujiwara Kei(1899-1983); he was named a LNT in 1970. He loved to drink sake and made many fine vessels for that. Here is a large hidasuki (wrapped in straw) guinomi with a classic Fujiwara form. In perfect condition with a signed box, 7cm.tall, signed on side. Bizen tokkuri shown is by Bizen’s fifth LNT Isezaki Jun and is 200,000 yen.