Tokoname Master Craftsman Makes a Teapot – Hokujo (Genji Shimizu) 伝統工芸士 清水源二

Jingdezhen Thrower – Large Vase

Taken in 2007 during my studies in Jingdezhen, China. This thrower uses the traditional gaolin china clay. I drew a picture of a large round vase with a small neck and then he proceeded to make exactly what I drew while also making the clay do some truly remarkable things!