Chosen-Garatsu Sake Cup（Akemi Ito）
This is a chosen-garatsu sake cup that shows a dynamic style. Madara glaze applied inside creates an exquisite scenery.
- Akemi Ito
- Bottom Diameter
- Paulonia Box with Artist's Sign
Cloth with Artist's Sign
Chosen-garatsu is a karatsu ware where black glaze and white glaze are mixed. The part where the black glaze and the white glaze are mixed together becomes an exquisite appearance, it continues to attract many collectors and japanese master of tea ceremony.
Akemi Ito 1964-
Born in Tagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture.
In 1992, studied the basics of pottery at Fukuoka Prefectural Tagawa Advanced Technical Training School.
In 1993, studied under Takechika Arimitsu.
In 1997, started making pottery in Tagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture.
Became a pottery instructor at the NHK Cultural Center（Kitakyushu）.
In 2005, became a pottery instructor at Kurate Ryutoku High School.
Held solo exhibitions in Kyoto and Tokyo, and has strong fans all over the country.