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Smoked silver, Kyoto ceramic tiles

On Kawara

The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts, FUREAIKAN

The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts, FUREAIKAN
Kyoto , Japan

After firing, carbon particles attach to the tile surface due to incomplete combustion inside the kiln. This helps to create the elegant “smoking silver” unique to Kyoto ceramic tiles that is neither black nor grey.

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  • Title: Smoked silver, Kyoto ceramic tiles
  • Creator: Asada Kawara Factory
  • Location: Asada kawara factory - Lat: 34.940255, Lon: 135.755005
  • Subject Keywords: roof tile
  • Type: roof tile, ceramic
  • Rights: © Asada Kawara Factory
  • External Link: Asada kawara factory

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