Kohiki Shinogi Vase Small

by Hitoshi Kato

This monochromatic collection of handmade ceramic vessels by Hitoshi Kato is an RW Guild favorite. Kato creates his signature vases and dinnerware using Shinogi しのぎ. This reductive process creates a rhythmic pattern that adds a geometric element to anywhere it is placed. Master the mix with this collection ceramics used every day in our café La Mercerie.

Shinogi しのぎ: A decorative ceramic technique where ridgelines are carved on to the surface of dried clay, prior to being fired. This traditional method takes its name from the ridge of the thickest point of a samurai swords blade, known as the “shinogi”.

Photographed in front of Hitoshi Kato's Large Kohiki Shinogi Vase. These pieces are sold individually.

Kohiki Shinogi Vase Small

by Hitoshi Kato

This monochromatic collection of handmade ceramic vessels by Hitoshi Kato is an RW Guild favorite. Kato creates his signature vases and dinnerware using Shinogi しのぎ. This reductive process creates a rhythmic pattern that adds a geometric element to anywhere it is placed. Master the mix with this collection ceramics used every day in our café La Mercerie.

Shinogi しのぎ: A decorative ceramic technique where ridgelines are carved on to the surface of dried clay, prior to being fired. This traditional method takes its name from the ridge of the thickest point of a samurai swords blade, known as the “shinogi”.

Photographed in front of Hitoshi Kato's Large Kohiki Shinogi Vase. These pieces are sold individually.

  • Item Dimensions
    APPROX 3" W x 4.5" H, exact sizes will vary slightly due to the handmade nature of this item.
  • Country Of Origin
    JAPAN
  • International Shipping
    THIS OBJECT REQUIRES SPECIALIZED SHIPPING. A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM WILL CONTACT YOU UPON PURCHASE TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS.

Kohiki Shinogi Vase Small

95 USD
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About Hitoshi Kato

Hitoshi Kato is a second-generation ceramist working out of one of the most famous regions of Japan for pottery. Hitoshi lives above a clay basin. He digs up clay himself to create his one of a kind ceramics. This collection features Shinogi patterns which are created by scraping half fired clay prior to glazing. This process adds texture and depth to your table and turning an ordinary meal into the extraordinary.