Mami Kanno Collection

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The contrast of blue and white is beautiful. You can use this guinomi as a bud vase with small short flower.
A ceramic sake cup with an off-white exterior and beautiful shades of gray. It's like Japanese sumi painting art.
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A unique Japanese matcha cup with cream-colored glaze, featuring beautiful gray lines of varying intensity and an original design of black ink-like spots sprinkled throughout.
Introducing beautiful matcha bowl crafted by Japanese artisan, Mami Kanno. Beautiful gray lines like a willow is all around the bowl on soft pink like beige color. Although this was made in France by the Japanese artist, you feel wabi sabi.
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This is a serene pink matcha tea bowl, called "chawan", which is a type of unique tableware. It was carefully made by a Japanese artist who is currently based in France. The surface of the bowl retains the texture of the clay used to make it, which adds to its beauty.
This bowl has two foot so that it's angled when you place it on the table. Matte white glaze is around the edge, which is about 1 inch deep that continues to the inside of the bowl.
Wakana Entrée Bowl | Modern Japanese Tableware
Yonaga Black Bowl – Medium | Elegant Japanese Tableware
Black round bowl with distinctive wine-red lines inside. Vertical 2 lines and horizontal 3 lines.
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Yonaga Black Entrée Bowl | Modern Japanese Tableware

After graduating from an art university in Tokyo, she moved to Paris, France when her husband came to France to study, and since she had come to Paris, the capital of art, she studied fine arts at a French graduate school and obtained a degree. After more than 20 years of pottery making in Paris, her works are used by the Park Hyatt Vendôme hotel, which has a five-star rating of "Palais" (palace) in Paris.

The black works, inspired by a Parisian night, seem to be filled with the whispers of people enjoying a late dinner here and there in the city. The works with a hint of pink is unique to Burgundy soil. Burgundy is a land that grows good grapes that become the finest wine, but it is also an excellent soil for ceramics. The work evokes the view of the French suburbs when one squints into the soft sunlight.

She says that inspiration for her work comes to her suddenly. She says she "sees" the work she wants to create the moment she wakes up in the morning. The works of such free inspiration can be delicate and translucent, or profound and bold, and one cannot help but feel the richness of her talent.

Kanno's talent is not limited to ceramics. She is also a long-distance runner, an essayist who introduces French culture in Japanese magazines, and a civilian ambassador who introduces Japanese culture and herself at French universities and the Japanese Embassy. She is also a highly respected chef, and her cooking classes at the Japan Cultural Institute are very popular for the courses she teaches using her own pottery.