Dai Shikai

Collected stoneware mug 150ml - shiny light green

Dai Shikai was born in Kitakyushu City, in the prefecture of Fukuoka. He was a young engineer for a Japanese car manufacturer before converting into a ceramist. He learned alongside Master Minoru SUZUKI. He works in Mashiko (Tochigi) in a small house surrounded by fields and rice paddies. His ceramics are cooked over a wood fire in the climbing kiln. The cooking time is 2-4 days. The finishes are varied, it is the fruit of the natural reaction of chance and its experimentations of the different techniques. He usually works on tableware such as plates and bowls with collected earth.

MATERIALS : Mashiko sandstone

TECHNIQUE : Wheel, wood firing

GLAZE : Resulting from personal research, enamel with straw ash

COLOUR : Bright light green

DIMENSIONS : Ø 7cm, height 9.5cm, 150ml


Microwave: No
Dishwasher: No, not recommended
Oven: No
Food: Yes

      NOTE: Like any handcrafted product, these pieces may have slight variations in shape, color and thickness.

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