Moriteisai Kiln Okayama prefecture, Chugoku
Moriteisai Kiln is the place of ten minutes's drive from the Inbe station, JR Ako Line. The ancestor of MORI family was TERAMI (MORI) family who was protected by IKEDA family of the Okayama clan's feudal lord as craftsmen of Bizen Ware pottery six grand masters. Moriteisai Kiln has kept Bizen Ware tradition for generations and makes much effort to work Bizen pottery closely related to contemporary. MORI, Teisai manages the kiln at the present. Gallery Mori is so near to the station that you can reach the gallery by walk. Artworks are displayed elegantly just like extending a warm welcome to customers such as jars, vases, tea utensils of fresh water containers, tea bowls, drinking vessels of sake bottles, gulps, usual tableware of tea cups, small plates and chopstick rests. He is searching into the essence of Bizen Ware the simplicity, yohen and tsuchiaji.
Address : 474-3 Inbe, Bizen-shi, Okayama 705-0001 Japan
Address : 1672-1 Inbe, Bizen-shi, Okayama 705-0001 Japan
Visiting hours : 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. closed on every Wednesday and New Year's holiday
Guide:explanatory note of MORI, Teisai
Many guests admire his arts since they are very smooth and warm. While keeping Bizen's tradition, he always challenges the new style of Bizen ware.