Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Kintsugi or kintsukuroi

Yesterday it was the day for Karaku it means I was a pianist at the moment. As usual some audience came to listen to us. -- I played the piano, and Ms.U read some poems. After the 30 minute performing, we enjoyed a good coffee and sweet.
This cup is Hasani-yaki potery.
And the back side is --

Can you see the line?
This cup was broken at the big earthquake and the master repaired with KINTSUGI.
KINTSUGI is --- according to Wikipedia
is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum, a method similar to the maki-e  technique. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.

Looks KOFUU ---doesn't it?

KOFUU means ancient and modesty.

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