Oriental Influences

 

Kanji Lantern

 

Kanji Lantern

Kanji" is oriental calligraphy. This picture depicts the shadows, light and magic that emanate from these lanterns – with only one candle illumination.

 

Kanji Spirit Lantern

This tall piece has a samurai lid and a bamboo crosspiece. The kanji on this piece translates "Spirit".

Kanji Spirit Lantern
Kanji Lights

 

Kanji Lights

These small lanterns are illuminated by one small tea candle. The reflection on table top moves and changes with the flickering flame.

 

Haiku Plaque

These pieces are carvings of classic Japanese haiku poems on thick stoneware slabs textured with old barn wood or tree bark.

Haiku Plaque
Ronin Jar (Green Bamboo)

 

Ronin Jar

"Ronin" means "Masterless Samurai". After war, many warriors were unemployed and roaming the countryside looking for work.

 

Sake Set

Ready to honor your favorite rice wine.
This "leaning" set was fired in a Japanese wood-fueled anagama kiln.

Sake Set
Blossom Bowls

 

Blossom Bowls

Whether you are schooled in the Japanese arts of ikebana (flower arranging) or simply like to put blooms, buds, and foliage together in a fine group, these vessels will work for you.

 

Mark Heimann
Lost Mountain Clayworks
PO Box 280
Estacada, Oregon 97023
Phone: (503) 631-8686
Email: mark@lostmountainclayworks.com

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