Shigeru Fukuda is one of my favorite contemporary Japanese potters, and has been featured numerous times on the blog.
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He is quite famous in Japan, although not because of bonsai and pottery. He’s something akin to the Japanese Dale Earnhart, as he’s the winningest Japanese auto racer in history, with more than 60 wins. He currently owns the Kawaguichi Auto Racing track in Saitama.
Insofar as hispottery is concerned, it’s said that’s he’s the “reincarnation of Heian Tofukuji”, for his diversity of form, unique glazes, and exceptional depth.
Here, Kunio Kobayashi prepares a stone display at Shunkaen with Bushuan Suiban. That’s Fukuda Shigeru to the left.
Now, on to the pots!
Multiple Views of an outstanding crackle yellow glazed Tetsu Gakken style rectangle with painted and carved bamboo and tiger. Simply gorgeous. A spectacular rectangle with multiple color glazes. A riot of beatiful…
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