May 25, 2008

Vancouver's Thomas Kakinuma and BC Pottery


Thomas Kakinuma
over 15" in height


John, the very knowledgeable proprietor of
DODA on Richards, has opened my eyes to Thomas Kakinuma, probably one of the greatest Canadian potters - and he was from BC. Kakinuma did some beautiful ceramic animals (birds in particular) that I know I'm going to keep my eyes open for.


Tommy Kakinuma
all pieces from the writer's private collection

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