Suzuki Osamu, Japan (b.1934) | Mino-based artist specialising in Shino wares. The technology of Shino wares was originally developed in Mino in the late sixteenth century. It was used primarily to produce imitations of imported Chinese porcelain, but it was also harnessed to the making of an important body of tea wares.
Ki-Seto guinomi by Kagami Masakane Guinomi is often called a miniature chawan. Every part of it, like the kodai (the foot), kuchizukuri (the lip), and koshi (the hips), is difficult to make ” Guinomi are sake cups, actually ‘one gulp’ sake cups. bigger than the usual sake cups