Southern Ice porcelain
Tsuki-yo is a series of tableware made of translucent Southern Ice porcelain begun in 2014. The porcelain is thrown or cast very finely and fired to 1280°C in oxidation.
For more images and further information on the nature, origins and qualities of porcelain, including Southern Ice porcelain, see the Southern Ice porcelain page.
tsuki-yo Glaze - Moonlit Night
The glaze is a high gloss mirror black which often forms a transparent pale blue halo on the rim revealing the whiteness of the Southern Ice porcelain beneath. In bright light a brilliant azure blue appears in the depths of the black glaze. On the Cone Cups the glaze has created an effect like an aurora in the interiors.