Lacquered Vase w/ Urushi Lacquer Surface

£100.00 £125.00

Made in Japan

Tenshin Juba is a potter based in Hyogo, Japan. Together with his wife, Asuka Juba, Tenshin lives in countryside of Kobe with their four children. Growing their own crops and make ash glazes from organic materials such as rice straws or chestnut husks. 

These vases are his new body of work. Instead of using glazes, he seals the surface of the raw pots with urushi lacquer. 

Note: To seal off the porous surfaces, before use the piece can be boiled in a large pot with a few grains of rice (Medome process).


Vase #1  Approx. Ø8.5/9cm x H9.5cm
Vase #2  Approx. Ø9.5cm x H15.5cm

No dishwasher

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