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Fukami Sueharu

Japanese, born 1947


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Born

1947

Occupation or Type

ceramicist

Bio

Perhaps Japan's most famous living potter, Fukami Seuharu is known for his precisely molded and carved porcelain sculptures glazed in pale blue. He pumps a pudding-like mixture of porcelain clay into a plaster of Paris mold at high pressure. After each piece dries, he cuts away relentlessly, forming razor sharp edges, and applies glaze with an air compressor for a flawless finish.

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Male

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