A Designed World: Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Posted on May 19, 2013

金襴赤絵小紋の兜蟲は九谷焼ブランドを守り、破り、そして離れる「守・破・離」の一つかもしれない。
坂井直樹, blogspot.com

もうだいぶ前になるがナガタオキサトさんが九谷塾の方と「九谷焼チョロQ」を持って慶應SFCにお見えになったことがあった。その九谷塾の作品「九谷焼のカブトムシ」胴体は磁器製の焼き物(約9cm)、脚は銀製で金工作家が1本ずつ鍛造している。シンプル、ミニマムの流行が長かっただけに隙間なく飾りたてられた「装飾過多」な世界に惹かれる。
石川県の伝統工芸のひとつである九谷焼を、「今の時代に語りかけることができるモノ」そして…

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Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

Kutani Kabuto Mushi (Japanese Rhinoceros Beetle)

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