Bizen Tokkuri by Fujiwara Kei and Deluxe Book
Bizen’s second Living National Treasure was Fujiwara Kei(1899-1983); he was named a LNT in 1970. Here is a rather ‘jimi’ quiet Fujiwara tokkuri with fine ‘clay flavor’ kase-goma and yohen tones and a smooth feel in the hand. In perfect condition with a signed box, 12.8cm.tall, signed on base. It will come with a 1973 deluxe monograph featuring many color plates, B&W photos, Kei at work as well as images from Bizen, limited edition of 1,450, this is #1034. In very good condition.