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Kihei Kiln Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto Ware Kihei Kiln Kyoto prefecture, Kinki

Artist :
IKAI Yuichi


A huge climbing kiln was built at Nantan-shi in the suburbs of Kyoto-shi with rich nature in 2007. The kiln is the place of 60 minutes' drive from the center of Kyoto-shi. The landscape is seen each season at the front of the mountains near the kiln. Ikai-san was born in Gojozaka, Kyoto-shi succeeding ceramic dealer for generations, called Tsuboyakihei. Kihei kiln is named after Tsuboyakihei. His artworks are displayed such as haiyu, seiji, yakishime, and tetsuyu fired in the climbing kiln.

Address : 3-407 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 605-0846 Japan


IKAI, Yuichi
Ikai-san was born and grew up in Gojozaka, Kyoto.
He is so gentle that his works can provide well-mannered and cultured sense.