Seong-il Hong wrote:hello everyone,
Now I introduce to my kohiki teabowl. Kohiki has a history of between korea(Choseon dinasty)& japan long time ago it made to Boseong in south korea so it use to made clay in Boseong they want to be make white porcelain but it include a lot of iron it's a very dark so potter of Boseong use to white kaolin slip because hide to dark claybody sometimes they are difficult to find high quality kaolin at last often appeared iron mark (pink color) into the bowl. the japanese people of that period think that it's a beautiful things so nowadays many of people likes antique because potters in korea use to low quality kaolin(say to 'pink kaolin') that make a kohiki bowls. it has a some pink dots from pinholes
Now Boseong kohiki is a very famous to teapeople in korea and japan
Thanks for writing this history about kohiki glaze : very interesting !
and your bowl is a delight : subtile pink spot and evasive shape : very very gracefull
Thanks for comment I love Kohiki also shino type glaze
I have a schedule by exhibition for kohiki in Oct.11.2010 from Boseong with make 'teapot' artist so now I exciting
I did little change to my tearoom sometime I hope that we are enjoy with tea in my tearoom