Raku ware

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Ra´ku ware`

    (rä´kŌ wâr`)
1.A kind of earthenware made in Japan, resembling Satsuma ware, but having a paler color.
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You can learn how to make raku ware with John Scott or throw a pot on a wheel with Andrew Harding or Michael Palmer.
Nasir Malik has displayed the exquisite heritage photographs and Raku Ware (Japanese Classical Firing style ceramics) which amalgamates both heritage and architectural compositions with masterly skills.
In the end, the lack of superficial decoration recalls the very essence of Raku Ware.
In Shebang, two pale, kissing forms are placed next to a looming figure that seethes with color, its cracked surface as luminous as raku ware.
His work ranges from large high-fired stoneware garden lanterns and water fountains to low fired Raku ware.
Among its best works are Ron Kent's beautiful Norfolk pine bowls (one of which was presented to President Clinton during his recent Hawaii visit); raku ware by Robert Troost; and Dan Skinner's Lava Eggs, made from a special type of Maui clay and reasonably priced at $25 each.
5820; Family Room: Painting: Casey McGraw of Madison; RAKU WARE LAMP: Burts Cason; BIRCH BRANCH ARRANGMENT: David Spurk of Pedal Pushers in Madison; ARTWORK: Wittenberg; Living Room: CHANDELIER: Early 18th Century English; RUG: oushak, ARTWORK ABOVE FRENCH TABLE: Alvar Series; ARTWORK ABOVE CHEST: Amy Dixon; Sunroom: ARTWORK: Walter Anderson; Dining Room: ARTWORK: "Tomato Spray" by Mr.
Probably influenced by Luke Lindoe s spectrum of interests and in loose chronological order, Dexter has made functional objects, nonfunctional decorated plates, figurative sculptures, Raku ware and his current 'bottle' sculptures and their variants.
When Soldner finally saw genuine Japanese raku ware and witnessed the traditional forming and firing practices, he realised his creative misreading.
Although in the 1920s this was dismissed as a modern imitation the Japanese specialist Koyama Fujio has recently recognised its importance, describing it as the best example of Raku ware in the Freer Collection.