Small Octagonal Bowl by Marumi Kujirai
This is an octagon sided bowl by ceramicist Marumi Kujirai.
Undulating across its rim, this is a small piece that shows the Kasama based potter’s originality in form, and in the colour of her glazes.
The slight runs of colour into the inner of the piece are distinctive of Kujirai’s work, as is shape she produces by hand. It is completed in a light blue-green shade.
The approximate dimensions are:
Upper diameter: 10.5cm
Base diameter: 7cm
About Marumi Kujirai:
Marumi Kujirai is among the new generation of ceramicists who have chosen to base themselves in Kasama, not far north of Tokyo.
From the studio that adjourns her home, she works on distinctly Japanese forms that draw on many inspirations.
Her work is full of refined detail, and is characterised by the pleasing texture of its glazes.