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Gyokuho Kiln Saga Prefecture Arita ware Gyokuho Kiln Saga prefecture, kyusyu

Artist :
NAKAO Tetsuaki

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Gyokuho Kiln is the place of fifteen minutes' drive from Hasamiarita interchange of Nishi Kyushu expressway. It is also the twenty minutes’ drive from Takeokitakata interchange of Nagasaki expressway. JR Sasebo Line passes through nearby, it is the quiet place surrounded by nature. Gingayu speciality shop is located near Arita pottery museum and the building seems to have local feeling. Pottery such as tea utensils, vases, drinking vessels are exhibited in the showroom. Pottery like objet which he arranged in his own way, tableware, tea utensils, vases, mugs are displayed in the gallery, gorgeous galaxy glaze’s world has extended everywhere. Especially during the period of Arita pottery festival, many people visit across the country.

Address : 23580-1 Oazamiyano, Yamauchi-cho, Takeo-shi, Saga 849-2305 Japan
Visiting hours : 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Event :
・Autumn event, "Ceramic lesson in Galaxe glaze!"(10 custmers in one day. A reservation required)
・Gyokuho Kiln will be opened in public once a year.

Artist

NAKAO, Tetsuaki
He developed the original technique called "Galaxy Glaze" with innumerable shining stars in complicated color combination. He exhibited his ceramic at the Christie's auction of London.