This exquisitely handcrafted vessel exhibits a subtle hue that masterfully sits alongside its balanced and well-proportioned design. The surface of the exterior is adorned with a textured, organic ornamentation that showcases the raw clay and building methods used in its creation. These vessels have a tall, slender form that evokes nature, with each one featuring unique inflexions and subtle differences in height, making them ideal for display on their own or as a group.
About the Artist
Junsuke Inatomi is a highly accomplished ceramic artist who creates elegant hand-built vessels that transform and modulate in different lights. He spends his days in his rural studio in Osaka, following a devoted ritual of shaping and firing clay in a white formula. Inatomi's work explores the profundity of clay as a raw medium, and he believes that its yearning for beauty transcends the timeline of one's own life.
Inatomi's work is renowned for its unique antique patina and exceptional silver glazes that adapt to their use. The resulting pieces have gentle materiality and soft forms, often praised for their warmth and kindness.