A new old Tofukuji Pot

Here is a recent pickup from Matthew Ouwinga, a hand-formed round, or terebineri by legendary Heian Tofukuji. 3.5″ in diameter, with a glassy blue glaze over his warm graham-cracker color clay.

An area of glazed-over pitting and a bit of grog peeking through adds some interest:

Another area showing characteristic rippling texture of his hand-formed pots.

Here is another Tofukuji pot showing the rippling texture, lifted from Ryan’s website:

And a few more examples of Tofukuji’s terebineri pots from his book:

The chop and foot attachment:


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