The work of Iowa potter Shumpei Yamaki is refreshingly modern with beautiful sharp lines. Shumpei takes considerable time and care to load the pieces in his wood-firing kiln so that he is able to maximize the effects of fire and ash on each of his pieces.
Wood-fired Okiotoshi Jar (Shumpei Yamaki)
This jar was fired in the front section of the kiln and was dropped onto the burning embers in the final stage of firing that gave it a distinct texture and color
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Approximately D9.7″x H8.5″
Made in Iowa by Shumpei Yamaki