Three Square Shodai Jars by Inoue Taishu
Inoue Taishu(b.1941) is a legendary Shodai potter located in Kumamoto prefecture. He studied in Kyoto with Morino Kako, father of Taimei, and then established his own kiln in 1965 before moving to his present location in 1968. His met all the Mingei greats of the day and is, of course, one himself. Using only the old methods from clay pounding, glaze preparation and firing there is warmth and quiet power to his works. Today we received three such works, the tallest is 23cm.tall.x12.5 and the other two are 21cm.tallx10.5, signed boxes, 130,000 yen and 100,000 yen for the 21cm. ones. More photos gladly sent on request.