Echizen-yaki is known for high fired, unglazed natural stoneware finishes and firewood ash glaze. Ash used in the firing adheres to the clay body and turns into a glaze-like decoration.
Large cone shaped vase that flares drastically from the base. The vase is a dark grey color with brown mottling in some spots. There is light ribbing that can be seen on the interior and exterior of the vase which is a result of the original throwing process that created the vase. Echizen-yaki.
11.5” diameter, 9.5” high
Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana
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