Chiharu Kon “Echigo Shigaraki Ware”

Kakiden Gallery

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It has been 38 years since veteran potter Chiharu Kon started his own kiln in his hometown of Nagaoka after studying under pottery legend Kiyoaki Tsuji. Kon’s Shigaraki ware is pure and exudes a youthful strength in defiance of the artist’s 67 years. His first exhibition at this gallery in three years will showcase recent works including tea bowls and dishware.

[Related Event]
Special Tea Session
Date and Time: 5/12 (Saturday) 10:00, 11:00, 13:00 (Three sessions)
*Enter session 15 minutes prior to start*
Venue: Restaurant Kakiden in Shinjuku
Session Leader: Chiharu Kon
Sessions: Usucha Tea Session- Zangetsu Team Room/9F, Dim Sum Session- Kokon Salon/6F, Reception- Kakiden Gallery/B2
Fee: ¥5000 (tax included)
Duration: Approx. 1 hour and 45 minutes
*Please visit website for more information

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from May 08, 2018 to May 14, 2018

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Chiharu Kon

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