Cypress defective bowl / Urushi
ヒノキの粗挽き椀 / 漆
H95 / W130 / D130

Thickness and the shape that can hold water are proof of tryed to be a bowl.
Now, the proof brings the life of the flower to your eyes.
Errors such as cracks,chips and knags are manifestation of Material characteristics.

It is urushi that a breathing material.
The edge is polished “roiro”.The inside was scrubbing wood to give it texture.

In Japan, people bring the bowl and other eating utensils closer to their mouth.Wooden bowls have low thermal conductivity, so they will not burn your hands or lips.Wood is deeply involved in Japanese style eating manners.