Gaku Kuroda Gosunbachi
Gosunbachi(Gosun is 6" in old Japanese measurement and Bachi is bowl) made by Gaku Kuroda in Hagi City(this city has long time history for making potteries since 1600), Yamaguchi prefecture.
He was born in Nagano, Japan in 1948, studied Pottery in Kyoto and moved and opened his studio in Hagi in 1977.
Gosunbachi is made in white clay from granite( Daido clay).
Normal Hagi ware is fired in lower temperature but Onihagi made by Gaku Kuroda is fired twice, so its texture is different and unexpected penetration happen when you use it for a long time.
Size: 6" D x 1 3/4"H
Made in Japan