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NONAKA, Taku NONAKA, Taku Hiraku Kiln

Arita Ware

SUMMARY

・NONAKA studied ceramic under ONO, Shoji and Hakuko who are masters of Iroe and Kinsai.
・The more selected, he was certified as the Japan Traditional Kogei association member at the young age of 27.
・Two kinds of main works are Tenmoku and Hakuji.
・His works were displayed at the British Museum in 2000 and stored in collection today.
・The Yuteki Tenmoku taa bowl is difficult to make and he says it can be taken once every five years.
・The white yaagsuri design that comes from traditional kimono pattern attracts many people for the elegance.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Birth
Ureshino-cho, Ureshino-shi, Saga prefecture in 1955
Address
972 Iwayagawachi-otsu, Ureshino-machi, Ureshino-shi, Saga 843-0304 Japan
Affiliation
Japan Kogei Association
Saga Ceramic Art Association

CAREER HISTORY

Award
The Mainichi Newspapers Co. prize in the Saga Kenten (1981)
The Minister of Education prize in the Saga Kenten (1983)
The Governor prize in the Nishi-nippon Ceramic Art Exhibition (1986)
Selected
The Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition, The Exhibition of Traditional Kogei of SEIBU Area in Japan, the Kyushu Yamaguchi Ceramics Exhibition and other exhibitions