Igayaki potter Takashi Tanimoto, authentic wood-fired pottery teacup 220ml, Japanese yunomi
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Igayaki potter Takashi Tanimoto, authentic wood-fired pottery teacup 220ml, Japanese yunomi



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Made by Takashi Tanimoto

Made in Japan

Size:Height 8.6cm * Length  8.7cm * Depth 7.7cm

Material:Pottery

Capacity:(Maximum) 220ml

Package:  Kiri Wood Box


Shipping Cost   (It might differ from the actual EMS shipping rate)

Asia District (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Macau, China, etc.) - JPY 2040

America District(USA, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica, etc) - JPY 2800

Oceanea District(Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Fiji, Papua New Guinia, etc) - JPY 2800

Middle East District(Turkey, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait Bahrain, Israel, etc )- JPY 2800

Europe District(France, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Belguim, Poland, Russia, etc) - JPY 3000


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Return/exchange and refund

    • We will not accept return/exchange of the product unless the products we sold have any damages or we shipped the wrong item.  If we accept the return/exchange, the products must be complete and without any signs of having been used or damaged.  

    • The product is carefully examined before shipping. However, in case there is any damage in the product, you should check the product within 7 days and report to us after receiving it (the days are calculated fromt the proven date of delivery). Otherwise, we will not be responsible for the damage, so please check the quantity, apparent condition, etc., when the product arrives.

    • The color of the product you will receive might look slightly different from the pictures you see in this web page.  This is because depending on the amount of light when the picture was taken, the color in each picture might look different.  Please understand, we will not accept return or make refund because of the above reasons.

    • We will not be responsible for any of the customs clearance and customs duty/tariff payment.


Takashi Tanimoto


Takashi Tanimoto

Takashi Tanimoto

 

Takashi Tanimoto, a master of traditional Iga-yaki, is known in large part for the unique spin he puts on that ancient style. His pieces feature layers and layers of the burnt patina that define the style, each formed during several stints in a wood-fired kiln, giving them a rich and complex visual appeal. While they eschew any sort of bright color, Tanimoto’s works nevertheless leave a vivid impression.

 

The art of ceramics is like that of music, Tanimoto explains. “It’s fine to play classical music as written, but ad-lib and improvisation, a la jazz, also has its appeal. Why shouldn’t there be improvisation in ceramics as well?”

 

Tanimoto’s family has a history of pushing the envelope in Iga-ware. His grandfather, Kosei Tanimoto, helped revive the most ancient version of the style, known as ko-Iga, for the modern era, and his father, Kei Tanimoto, is famed as an Iga-ware artisan. It is this lineage that lets Takashi Tanimoto riff on the craft as he does, earning him avid fans.

 

Born in 1978, Tanimoto developed an intimate knowledge of the ceramics business from a young age, despite receiving no direct instruction from his father or grandfather. He was particularly drawn to the beautiful imperfection of ko-Iga pieces from the late 16th century. “They’re asymmetrical, and feel somehow ephemeral – it’s an imperfect beauty,” Tanimoto says, explaining that he wanted to reinterpret the Iga style to fit a more modern sensibility.

 

Tanimoto began studying ceramics in earnest at the age of 23. He graduated from Kyoto Prefecture’s technical school for ceramics in one year, and then apprenticed himself to the ceramics artist Tadashi Mori.

 

At the age of 26, he spent a year studying his craft in Italy, taking in a wide array of works while traveling around the country.

 

“Ko-Iga from the late 16th century – that is to say, the Azuchi-Momoyama period – was heavily influenced by foreign cultures. I wanted to experience that culture for myself,” he says of his trip abroad.

 

After returning to Japan, Tanimoto spent a number of years studying native Iga clay and refining his own methods for firing it – and thus the style he is renowned for today. Take a look at his expert riffs on classic pieces, and enjoy.


【Shipping method】

We use EMS(Express Mail Service). After we ship the product, it will take 3-10days to arrive at your place. You can track the parcel.

【Purchaser of the product must read the below condition carefully.】
  • We will not accept return/exchange of the product unless the products we sold have any damages or we shipped the wrong item. If we accept the return/exchange, the products must be complete and without any signs of having been used or damaged.
  • The product is carefully examined before shipping. However, in case there is any damage in the product, you should check the product within 7 days and report to us after receiving it (the days are calculated fromt the proven date of delivery). Otherwise, we will not be responsible for the damage, so please check the quantity, apparent condition, etc., when the product arrives.
  • The color of the product you will receive might look slightly different from the pictures you see in this web page. This is because depending on the amount of light when the picture was taken, the color in each picture might look different. Please understand, we will not accept return or make refund because of the above reasons.
  • We will not be responsible for any of the customs clearance and customs duty/tariff payment.
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