Old and New–Bizen Kabura Tokkuri
Here is a look at how traditional forms remain part of an ancient tradition, on the left is a Bizen kabura (turnip form) flask, also known as a boat flask (funa-dokkuri) for its wide sturdy base, created by Hoshino Sei. The one on the right is from the 16th century and featured in one of the most important books on Ko-Bizen, of which a copy comes with this work. The Hoshino is 27.5cm.tallx30cm. and is 250,000 yen, the Ko-Bizen is 26.5cm.tallx24cm, P.O.R. We also have the two other Hoshino works shown as well as large rectangular platters and square platters, info gladly sent on request.