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NAKAO, Yasuzumi NAKAO, Yasuzumi Nakasen Kiln

Arita Ware


・Nakasen-gama kiln has been opened since the time of Yasuzumi-san's grandfather.
・Yasuzumi-san has learned the pottery wheel-thrown work under Inoue Manji who is designated Important Intangible Cultural Property.
・Donation to the Washington Smithsonian Institution and the Sackler National Museum.
・He is one of the best artists for inlay that's carved complicated pattern on white porcelain.


Arita-cho, Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga prefecture in 1950
Arita Industry High School (- 1968 March)
2395-1 Kuwakoba-otsu, Arita-cho, Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga 844-0012 Japan
Japan Kogei Association
TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan
Saga Ceramic Art Association
Arita Ceramic Art Association


The Minister of the Education, Science and Culture Encouragement prize in the Saga Kenten (1978)
The Minister of Education, Science and Culture prize" in the Nishi-nippon Ceramic Art Exhibition (1987)
Grand Prix and The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in the Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition (2008)
The Oita prefecture governor prize in the Exhibition of Traditional Art Crafts of SEIBU Area in Japan (2009)
The Kumamoto Broadcasting company prize in the Arita International Ceramics Competition (2022)
The Saga Shimbun prize in the Arita International Ceramics Competition (2023)
and many more
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Exhibition of Traditional Kogei of SEIBU Area in Japan, The TOBI, the Ceramic Art Society of Japan Exhibition and other exhibitions