The extended version of our interview with Katsuichi Shibata, from Shibakatsu en (Tokoname, Japan). He demonstrates how to finish Bonsai pots and prepare them for firing.
This interview was a cooperation of Bonsai Empire with the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO).
This interview was also partly screened in the documentary “The Clay Masters of Tokoname”. For the documentary, go to:
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