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Monday, July 20, 2009

Oribe Pots from the 1600s

Some Oribe pots form Japan 1600s. There are modern day potters such as Matsuzaki Ken reproducing this style. One feature is the glaze turns to a chun blue where it has thickened through movement of the glaze.
I found these through looking for a copper green recipe. I have decided I will use an ash glaze and add copper. Have to test it first and obtain ash!

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