Bamboo Gyubera - BT001

Gyubera - These "cow's tongues" are long sled-shaped bamboo ribs to compress the bottoms and shape the sides of bowls and plates.

 

Photo and materials from :
Inside Japanese Ceramics by Richard L. Wilson 1995
The World of Japanese Ceramics by Herbert H. Sanders
The Japanese Pottery Handbook by Penny Simpson
Shoji Hamada, A Potter's Way and Work by Susan Peterson
The Art of Bernard Leach by Carol Hogben

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