Smio Satou: Smooth Long Shank Pot
Product Number: 002-142-0410
When it comes to overall proportions, much of Satou's work falls directly into a more compact, tightly knit style, yet occasionally he will push the boundaries, so to speak, and render a certain design with a bit more emphasis on length. This Long Shank Pot is an excellent example of that latter approach, the elongation of the shank working together with the oval, saddle-shaped rim and slight flare near the stem base to realize a striking, modernist, and aerodynamic silhouette in profile. Matching that active shaping, Satou's kept the block's natural grain patterns at the forefront, using the broad, elongated flanks to showcase a stunning display of vivid flame and straight grain — all brought out through one of Smio's gorgeous contrast stains.- Andrew Wike
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Measurements & Other Details
- Length: 6.46 in./164.08 mm.
- Weight: 1.80 oz./51.03 g.
- Bowl Height: 1.54 in./39.12 mm.
- Chamber Depth: 1.09 in./27.69 mm.
- Chamber Diameter: 0.79 in./20.07 mm.
- Outside Diameter: 1.63 in./41.40 mm.
- Stem Material: Vulcanite
- Filter: None
- Shape: Pot
- Finish: Smooth
- Material: Briar
- Country: Japan