This vessel, hand-crafted by Junsuke Inatomi, embodies elegance and purity. It features a smooth, warm, stone-white surface and effortless contours that create a subtle, natural stoneware hue. Its delicate and fine structure holds the light within its calm walls. The complex construction raises the vessel from the ground, giving it a spiritual presence.
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.