Taiga Kiln is the place of fifteen minutes’ drive from the Sandanihsi interchange of Maizuru-Wakasa expressway. The kiln is 1.3 kilometers to the north of Musuem of Ceramic Art, Hyogo. It is the tranquil place surrounded by the mountains and has superior soil. Tanba Ware is called one of the Japanese six old kilns, jars, vases, and earthenware mortars are produced from middle ages. Konda-cho area is the right place of making Tanba Ware in Sasayama-shi, Hyogo prefecture. ICHINO, Masahiko is the second-son of the first generation potter Shinsui. Shinsui Kiln is one of the works for Tanba Ware. Masahiko returned home after training, and built Taiga Kiln in 1988. His artworks are displayed such as tableware, vases, tea utensils, and gulps abundantly in the exhibition room. Taiga Kiln is called the most modern ceramics. His pottery has a great deal of personality by various improvements.
Address : Kamitachikui-Onaka, Konda-cho, Sasayama-shi, Hyogo 669-2135 Japan
Visiting hours : 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Remarks : A ceramic art school
He is one of the representative artists of contemporary art crafts. His arts are full of originality and his different styles produces an unknown view of the world.