Hand sculpted Dry Kohiki- yunomi cups with matt exterior glaze and gloss interior. The beauty of these faceted bowls would increasingly appreciate over time. Within their form and tones the tea bowls are almost deceiving in their simplicity. These pieces are yet another example of the genius works by Akiko Hirai.
Akiko explains that using dark and white clay varies the textured surfaces of each piece. 'Imagination and fantasy always reinforce the imperfection and achieve the perfection with its own originality. The completion of the work is done by the viewer' Akiko Hirai