Created by Hideki Yamamoto, this sake bottle showcases "Mishima," a decorative techniques known as zogan or inlaying. The mishima, along with the delicate kan-nyu or crackles that cover the surface are just a few of the many highlights of this work. Although originally used to hold sake, the heishi bottle is also good for arranging flowers or as an object of aesthetic appreciation in one's daily routine.
- Area: Takeo, Saga Prefecture
- Artist: HIDEKI YAMAMOTO
- Material: Ceramic
- Size: φ160 (longest rim diameter) x H175mm
- Note: This product does not come with its own box.
Only available in Singapore.
Artist: Hideki Yamamoto
A ceramic artist living in Takeo, Saga Prefecture, Mr. Yamamoto is working from his own atelier in nature-rich surroundings where he pursues simplicity or the “beauty of subtraction” as he calls it. His works are recognizable by its sophisticated metal-like texture achieved by a unique glaze which he had created called kuro-yu (deep black glaze).
To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:
- Wash before first use with water or warm water.
- Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
- Do not use in oven or on open fire.
- Clean the product with non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
- As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.
- For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
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