25288 河井寛次郎 花碗 KAWAI Kanjiro
Together with masters whose names are still passed down to this day, such as Soetsu Yanagi and Shoji Hamada, representatives of the Japanese folk arts world, and Kenkichi Tomimoto and Tatsuaki Kuroda, representatives of modern Japanese crafts, he built the foundation of the Japanese folk arts world and played an active role as a central figure. . Kanjiro Kawai is a master craftsman who represents the world of Japanese folk art and is highly acclaimed around the world, having pioneered a new frontier in modern ceramic art with his profound and simple style that pursues ``beauty in use.'' He has won the Grand Prize at the Milan International Exhibition. Flower patterns are drawn in his specialty, tube painting.