Horihata Ran of Nomi City, Ishikawa, is an up and coming Japanese Kutaniyaki (Kutani ware) potter, who is worldly-wise and talented beyond her years. Her work is fresh and bold, unlike many painted Kutaniyaki porcelain that are either too busy or too traditional looking for contemporary dining table. Ran’s brushwork carry a sense of deliverance from convention and her vessels enhance the food that are served on them.
Kutani Iroe Lidded Jar (Horihata Ran)
Approximately D2.5″xH3.2″(4.25″ to the top of knob)
Porcelain with overglaze enamel (Iroe) underglaze cobalt (sometsuke)
Made in Ishikawa by Horihata Ran