Miraku Kamei XV

Represented by Pucker Gallery since 2014

BORN: 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan
RESIDES: Fukuoka, Japan

Miraku Kamei XV was born Masahisa Kamei in 1960, the eldest son of Miraku Kamei XIV, master potter of Takatori ware. He completed his university degree in Ceramics at Kyoto Saga University of Arts and took the title of the fifteenth generation in 2001. Mr. Kamei has been carrying on the tradition of Takatori ware for more than thirty years. In addition to exhibiting and promoting Takatori ware around Japan, he is an active teacher, training students in ceramics at a number of institutions around his home city of Fukuoka. He is also president of the Fukuoka/Hakata branch of the Japan Ceramics Association and a member of numerous arts organizations. In 2016, Kamei received the award of Contemporary Master Craftsman, designated to a craftsman with excellent skills from Fukuoka, Japan.

 

Past Exhibitions:

     Miraku Kamei XV  Flower vase (hanaire), fish handles  Stoneware 11.25 x 3.5 x 3.5" XV112

Miraku Kamei XV
Flower vase (hanaire), fish handles
Stoneware
11.25 x 3.5 x 3.5"
XV112

     Miraku Kamei XV  Sweets tray (kashiki), bridge handle and shippo design openwork  Stoneware 6 x 9 x 8.25" XV121 with wooden box

Miraku Kamei XV
Sweets tray (kashiki), bridge handle and shippo design openwork
Stoneware
6 x 9 x 8.25"
XV121
with wooden box

     Miraku Kamei XV  Tea bowl (chawan), kakewake  Stoneware 3 x 4.5 x 4.5" XV106

Miraku Kamei XV
Tea bowl (chawan), kakewake
Stoneware
3 x 4.5 x 4.5"
XV106

     Miraku Kamei XV  Tea bowl (chawan), goblet form with shippo openwork design  Stoneware 5.5 x 5.75 x 5.75" XV73 with wooden box

Miraku Kamei XV
Tea bowl (chawan), goblet form with shippo openwork design
Stoneware
5.5 x 5.75 x 5.75"
XV73
with wooden box

     Miraku Kamei XV  Water container (mizusashi) with ceramic lid, white glaze  Stoneware 6.75 x 7.75 x 7" XV95

Miraku Kamei XV
Water container (mizusashi) with ceramic lid, white glaze
Stoneware
6.75 x 7.75 x 7"
XV95