John Ikeda: Longwater Jar with Lid for Tea Ceremony

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John’s current line of works consists of wood fired pieces. Wood firing an ancient firing technique in Japan shows the effects of the firing process on the surface of the clay. This new line of work is made to use and is aesthetically pleasing. Each piece is hand crafted and will slightly vary in colour, pattern, size, and weight.

Material: Wood fired

Measurement: L7 x W7 x H6 inches with lid

Weight: 4 lbs 4.6 oz with lid

SKU: 033057





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About The Artist

John Ikeda

In 1971, John established a studio pottery in Lethbridge, Alberta shortly after graduation from the University of Lethbridge, with a BA in Fine Arts.  Creating functional pottery and sculpture in high-fired stoneware and porcelain in his studio in 1978, he moved east and established his current studio in St. Bernardin, Ontario. Set in a rural setting close to nature, the adventure of acquiring unfamiliar practical skills of carpentry plumbing electrical mechanics arboriculture horticulture and firewood processing is a challenge for the artist.  However, it is rewarding for the goal of self-reliance and seeking a meaningful personal integration in the creation of a life and of art.

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