Seigan was born in 1952 and is a member of the Hagi Association
of Ceramic Artists. He
is self taught and works out of the Kousaian Kiln, which he opened in 1987.
This vase uses the translucent white glaze most associated with Hagi
ware. In this case the term “Kairagi” is used as the pattern achieved by
getting the glaze to react in this way resembles the sharkskin used for the
handles of Samurai swords.
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