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Takamoriseiji Kiln Saga Prefecture Arita war Takamoriseiji Kiln Saga Prefecture, Kyusyu

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Takamoriseiji Kiln is the place of fifteen minutes' drive from the Hasamiarita interchange of Nishi Kyushu expressway. It is a quiet place with the lush, green scenery. Takamori-san became a member of Japan Kogei Association after being selected or won the prize in various public exhibitions, including the Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition. He is from Kitakyushu-shi, Fukuoka prefecture and entered Arita Technical High School to learn how to make pottery. He also studied in Kyoto. In 2003, Takamoriseiji Kiln was built in Arita-cho, Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga prefecture. In the work place, it is carried out with traditional, careful handmade production. Takamori-san's wife is also a certified Imari Airta traditional craftsman, and helps making porcelain with taking charge of overglaze and underglaze painting. You might see excellent color, deep aesthetic of Ko-imari style.

Address : 605-18 Kitanokawachi-hei, Arita-cho Nishimatsuura-gun, Saga 849-4166 Japan


He has learned pottery and colored porcelain at three places in Karatsu, Kyoto, and Arita.
All process of works are made by hand between shaping with the pottery wheel, glazing and overglaze painting.