- Product Name : No.8 Vase (Birds and Flowers)
- Artist : Tamekichi Mitsui
- Manufacturer : in Ishikawa Prefecture
- Dimensions(DiameterｘHight) : 13ｘ23cm
- Weight : 1,730g
The Third Generation of Tamekichi Mitsui (1935- )
■ Member of contemporary craft artists Association
1987 Awarded the Prime Minister’s Commendation
1994 Personal exhibition held in N.Y. Switzer Gallery
1997 Became a visiting professor at the Gallaudet University
2002 Personal exhibition held in Smithsonian Museum
2005 Edward Gallaudet award
First artist to paint KOKUTANI Style in “kutani gosai” (green, yellow, purple, navy, red.) His work is known for using colors in green, yellow. It has deep shades and layers to attract the viewer. His overseas exhibitions have received high acclaim.
Tatsuya Mitsui was born in 1972. He returned to Kanazawa after graduating from Kyoto Prefectural Potter Vocational High School in 1999 and started to study and work with his father, Tamekichi III. Certified as a traditional craftsman by the Association for the Promotion of Traditional Craft Industries in 2011.