If you touch it with your finger, you can feel its hardness. This is a Silla earthenware plum jar with a splendid view of natural glaze. Silla pottery that has been fired at high temperatures in an anagama kiln, and is very well fired.
How about using it as a flower vase for a tea ceremony?
The origins of yakishime pottery such as this one go back to the hard earthenware called ash pottery that began in the Yin dynasty of ancient China. The technique of firing at high temperatures in a large anagama kiln was introduced to Shiragi, which was trying to unify the Korean Peninsula during the Three Kingdoms period.
The Japanese sueki technique is believed to have been introduced from Silla around the 5th century. After that, Sue ware became the main pottery of ancient Japan, replacing Hajiki, which is a lineage of Yayoi pottery. Because it is fired at a high temperature of 1,000 to 1,200 degrees, the pottery is hardened and hardened.