Used to crush colorant gosu (cobalt-blue) into powder.
20 - Mortar and wooden pestle
Used to further grind the pulverized colorant.
21 - Line drawing brush
Fine brush used to draw a design, especially its outlines and lines, on a piece of ware.
22 - Damifude (brush)
Thick brush used to in-fill the outlined design in gosu ink.
23 - Sujiguruma (potter's wheel)
Used by turning with one hand with the other holding a line drawing brush fixed at one point to draw a circle.
24 - Ushi
Used to paint a large vase with its mouth supported by its lateral bar.
Used to coat painted pieces with glaze by dipping them in the glaze-filled bowl.
Used to load a kiln with pieces of ware by putting the hama with a piece on, directly on the kiln floor or on another tool.
27 - Tochin (stand)
Used to load a kiln with pieces by placing them directly on it or on a hama that is then placed on it.
28 - Boshi
Used to protect loaded pieces, especially of high quality, from ash in the kiln when firing them.
|# All the tools are owned by the Arita Museum of Folk Materials.|