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Akiko Hirai Dry Kohiki Facet Bowl


Handmade in UK

Akiko Hirai uses the Japanese tradition allowing the clay to reveal its own uniqueness in the firing.

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.

Akiko Hirai's stoneware bowl is hand sculpted with matte exterior and glazed interior. The beauty of this faceted bowl would be a piece increasingly appreciated over time.  Within its form and tones it is almost deceiving in its simplicity, yet with an interesting textured surface.  It is high fired and and fully functional.

 

Dimensions: w-19cm x h-11cm

As all products are handmade sizes and colour may vary slightly.

Special orders are available

 

Akiko Hirai graduated in ceramics at the University of Westminster and subsequently Central St. Martins. Akiko works from her London based studio as well as lecturing in ceramics. Akiko is one of our foremost potters constantly creating new forms, glazes and textures to the highest standard. 

 


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