The history of ARITA began in 1616, when the Korean potter, Ri Sanpei, discovered kaolin at Mt. Izumiyama in Arita Area and made porcelain for the first time in Japan. Arita is the oldest porcelain style that currently exists in Japan, and is designated as a Traditional Crafts by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, since 1977.
2 asymmetrical bowls | Designed by Elaine Tain of Studio Joo (http://www.studiojoo.com) | Wheel throw & hand altered. Made in the Wabi Sabi tradition | Brooklyn, NY | (found at Artlog: http://www.artlog.com/2013/837-buy-asymmetrical-japanese-serving-bowls#.UUdLsb81ZSV) | $60 USD