TThe Mentori vase is one such nature-inspired piece. During the firing process, brown specks break through the white glaze at high heat. As a result, the brown pigments meld seamlessly with his glaze, creating this masterpiece. Kondo has even sought out the ultimate location within the kiln to create this one-of-a-kind exquisite piece. Kondo’s artistry is born from the fusion of Mino’s natural world and Kondo's unprecedented talents working in unison to create striking and distinctive pieces.