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Japanese Bizenware Vase

SKU:C20FF188

$160.00 Sale price

Regular price $160.00

Description

A vintage Japanese bizenware vase, with markings from molten ash and the wood firing seen to sweep around the base and up the sides. The vase is red brown in colour due to the high iron content in the local clay. The pottery is gradually heated to extremely high temperatures, up to 1200 C over the course of 10-14 days. The pottery is stacked in climbing kilns where the smoke and flames are allowed to move between and through, causing unpredicable and unique outcomes in each piece, even in the same firing. Bizenware is one of the oldest pottery styles of Japan and one of the six ancient kilns. It has experienced a revival in popularity since the 1930's.

It is said that food, beer, and sake tastes better using bizenware and flowers last longer in a bizenware vase. When tested scientifically, this style of pottery was shown to block 90% of far infared rays, preserving food and keeping nearby natural materials fresh. 

It has a traditional shape with two handles and is glazed. Signed on the base as pictured by the artist. 

 

Dimensions: 

15cm wide

12cm deep

25cm high

Click and Collect

At checkout select the ‘Click and Collect’ shipping method. You will be contacted by a Kazari + Ziguzagu team member who will advise when you can collect your items. Items will be ready for collection within 1 business day and must be collected within 5 business days unless otherwise arranged.

Charges apply for storage beyond the initial period. You may also decide to use the Click and Collect service if you have an existing/preferred carrier for interstate and international shipping.

Shipping

We can ship orders worldwide. Kazari + Ziguzagu uses competitive and reliable shipping services including but not limited to Auspost, DHL and local couriers and carriers, as well as art and antique specific interstate and international carriers.

Shipping can be added at checkout for Domestic deliveries (Australia).

Additional insurance may be required as standard insurance may not be sufficient to cover loss or damage of fragile or expensive items.

For deliveries outside Australia, or for custom shipping quotes for this product, please click here. For further information, or discuss shipping your shipping options, please enquire via the contact us page.

Please click here for our full list of delivery options.




Description

A vintage Japanese bizenware vase, with markings from molten ash and the wood firing seen to sweep around the base and up the sides. The vase is red brown in colour due to the high iron content in the local clay. The pottery is gradually heated to extremely high temperatures, up to 1200 C over the course of 10-14 days. The pottery is stacked in climbing kilns where the smoke and flames are allowed to move between and through, causing unpredicable and unique outcomes in each piece, even in the same firing. Bizenware is one of the oldest pottery styles of Japan and one of the six ancient kilns. It has experienced a revival in popularity since the 1930's.

It is said that food, beer, and sake tastes better using bizenware and flowers last longer in a bizenware vase. When tested scientifically, this style of pottery was shown to block 90% of far infared rays, preserving food and keeping nearby natural materials fresh. 

It has a traditional shape with two handles and is glazed. Signed on the base as pictured by the artist. 

 

Dimensions: 

15cm wide

12cm deep

25cm high

Click and Collect

At checkout select the ‘Click and Collect’ shipping method. You will be contacted by a Kazari + Ziguzagu team member who will advise when you can collect your items. Items will be ready for collection within 1 business day and must be collected within 5 business days unless otherwise arranged.

Charges apply for storage beyond the initial period. You may also decide to use the Click and Collect service if you have an existing/preferred carrier for interstate and international shipping.

Shipping

We can ship orders worldwide. Kazari + Ziguzagu uses competitive and reliable shipping services including but not limited to Auspost, DHL and local couriers and carriers, as well as art and antique specific interstate and international carriers.

Shipping can be added at checkout for Domestic deliveries (Australia).

Additional insurance may be required as standard insurance may not be sufficient to cover loss or damage of fragile or expensive items.

For deliveries outside Australia, or for custom shipping quotes for this product, please click here. For further information, or discuss shipping your shipping options, please enquire via the contact us page.

Please click here for our full list of delivery options.