Takuro Shibata (Studio Touya) Mug

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Takuro Shibata (Studio Touya) Mug

100.00

A wonderful mug created by Takuro Shibata. Wood fired in a Noborigama kiln with painted slips wood ash and salt glaze on the surface.

Mug will come with a signed copy by all of the potters featured in the Control Burn Book. Free Shipping in US Lower 48 states.

Takuro Shibata holds a degree in engineering and applied chemistry from Doshisya University in Kyoto, Japan. His interest in ceramics led him to become an apprentice at Tanikan-Gama Pottery Company in Shigaraki, Japan. He and his wife Hitomi first visited Seagrove in 2003. They returned to the area two years later, when Takuro accept a position as the director of STARworks Ceramics. In 2007, they established Studio Touya in Seagrove. Takuro has developed a national reputation as a studio potter and as a claymaker. He and Hitomi's work at Studio Touya was prominently featured in the May 2017 issue of Ceramics Monthly magazine.

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