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Feature of the month: karakusa ‘arabesque’ 唐草 pattern 

Karakusa plate 25 - 3 Artist: Baizan Studio Dia: 32cm Price: £48

Karakusa plate 25 – 3
Artist: Baizan Studio
Dia: 32cm
Price: £48 

tea pot 25 - 38 Artist: Baizan Studio Dia: 15cm, H: 12cm Price: £18.5

tea pot 25 – 38
Artist: Baizan Studio
Dia: 15cm, H: 12cm
Price: £18.5 

bowl 25 - 2 Artist: Baizan Studio Dia: 22cm, H: 7.4cm Price: £30

bowl 25 – 2
Artist: Baizan Studio
Dia: 22cm, H: 7.4cm
Price: £30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karakusa is one of the prominent patterns of Tobe porcelain, which was invented by Shoji Kudo during the 1960s and 1970s.  The period is known as “Tobe porcelain Design Revolution”.

Click here for the story behind the pattern; how Tobe’s karakusa pattern was invented and developed by one artist during the 60s and 70s.

 

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square Honoka plate by Senzan Studio, medium Karakusa bowl by Baizan Studio, square Tako Karakusa plate by Senzan Studio. (all sold on House and Garden magazine online store, www.spirit-boutique.com)

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Visit ‘Tobe Pottery’ page to find out the full range of Tobe porcelain London Collection.

(and more items coming on its way!)

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tabi Arts works on two core strands.

one to organise exhibitions; curate our own exhibition and/or collaborate with other organisations for art events.

two to promote tobe pottery in the UK.

tabi:

  1. 多美 ta=various, bi=beauty
  2. 旅  tabi=journey
  3. 足袋 tabi=traditional Japanese socks. Its origin goes back to the 8th century