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SATOMI, Toshitaka SATOMI, Toshitaka Hiradokakusho Kiln

Mikawachi Ware

SUMMARY

・The Kakusho kiln of family business is lasted for over 400 years.
・Succeeding the skil painted elegantly, potters also develop the design that suits us today.
・What's important is that the operation of kotsugaki makes vertical lines to look straight.
Dami work by thick brush is also siginificant in the trems of expressing shades of color.
・Toshitaka is the eighth generation of the venerable Kakusho kiln.
・Especially bamboo grove design is pleased with those who watch them.
・Quality tableware are reproduced based on the design where they are popular during Meiji and Taisho period.
・All works are hand-painted like drowing a picture and they are valued with high skill from a grobal perspectove.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Mikawachi-cho, Saseboi-shi, Nagasaki prefecture in 1971
Education
Kyoto university of education (-1993)
Kyoto-fu College of Potter Technology (-1994)
Address
689 Mikawachi-cho, Sasebo-shi, Nagasaki 859-3155 Japan

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The Yomiuri Shimbun prize and The NCC prize in the Mikawachi Pottery Exhibition (1999)
The Grand prix in the Nagasaki Ceramics Exhibition (2002)