These “slap painted” beer mugs from Kyoshi Matsuda feature an abstract glazing technique in which the artist soaks a piece of cloth in slip or glaze, then slaps the cloth against the surface of the piece repeatedly to create splashes of color. Visit our Yachimun pottery exhibition on Floor Two to see all of Matsuda’s incredible work in person! (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)
On Monday evening we’ll be unveiling a special exhibit featuring over 200 pieces of Okinawan “Yachimun” Pottery by master potter Kyoshi Matsuda. Here’s a sneak peek at a pair of “Itchin Manome” coffee mugs. The design on these is referred to as “horse eyes,” and is applied with thick white slip over a clear glaze, showing Okinawa’s unique red clay underneath. Stay tuned for more to come… (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)
HICKOREE’S JAPAN features a few select collaborations produced exclusively for the occasion. These are Lot.740-HS Special Edition Jeans from @burgusplus, the legendary in-house brand from renowned Japanese retailer Hinoya. The front pocket bags, half-lined rear pockets, and waistband lining feature yellow, red, and blue overdyed soft oxford fabrics from @thehill_side’s upcoming AW14 collection. #insanedetails (at Hickoree’s Floor Two)
We’ve got lots of sharp gear and tools from Banshu Hamono at HICKOREE’S JAPAN. Located in southwestern Hyogo prefecture, the Banshu hardware industry started as a Katana factory 250 years ago before moving on to straight razors, shears and cutlery. Pictured is a “Higonokami,” a traditional tradesman’s pocket knife. Come check it all out!