Tomoo gave a two hour throwing demonstration in the
Leach Pottery studio. In the first session he threw a number
of small pieces off the hump - yunomis, sake bottle, bowls and
chawans. After a short break he threw some vases and
a very large bowl.
Koichiro Isaka, the owner of Gallery St. Ives in Tokyo, acted as
an interpreter. He can be seen to the right on some of the
My thanks to all concerned with organising the demonstration, it
was very enlightening to see a master potter at work.
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