Made in Japan
Tenshin Juba is a potter based in Hyogo, Japan. Together with his wife, Asuka Juba, and their four children they live in the countryside of Kobe. By growing their own crops they use these organic materials such as rice straws or chestnut husks to make their own ash glazes.
Tenshin is known for his dynamic and free slipware he makes. He uses his forms as a canvas to paint to express. Famous for mineral rich water in the region, Tenshin mixes this water in his slip. Minerals reacting in the fire gives the depth on his pieces. By sharing a wood firing kiln they have build, they can often fire pots in this labour intensive way. You can see the marks where ash landed, every piece is completely unique.
Dimensions: Approx. 28cm x H7.5cm
Note: To seal off the porous surfaces, the piece can be boiled in a large pot with a few grains of rice before use (Medome process).
Food safe / No dishwasher
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