Utsuwa Katachi Japanese Ceramics And Forms

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Stock information

General Fields

  • : $73.50(AUD)
  • : 9784903348483
  • : ADP
  • : ADP
  • : August 2016
  • : 72.5
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  • : books

Special Fields

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  • : paperback
  • : Japanese/English
  • : 160
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Barcode 9784903348483
9784903348483

Description

The Japanese world utsuwa literally means “vessel” or “container”, and commonly refers to any kind of cup, plate, dish, or pot. Unlike mass-produced crockery, the spontaneous ceramic form is momentary and fleeting, with an unparalleled warmth and aesthetic pleasure. This art form emerges from the particular clay or raw material used, the thickness and flow of the glaze, and the condition of the kiln. An individual piece depends on the distinct balance between all of these factors, and each piece is one-of-a-kind; encounters with utsuwa are said to be once-in-a-lifetime experiences. This book features gorgeously