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Tamura Kiln Ishikawa Prefecture Kutani ware Tamura Kiln Ishikawa prefecture, Hokuriku

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Tamura Kiln is the place of ten minutes’ drive from the Komatsu Airport. The kiln specializes in brush-writing micro calligraphy for generations. The technique has been developed as original Kutani porcelain and the potters have established as sophisticated, delicate skill even though there are several decoration techniques in Kutani ware since the current master, Keisei-san studied hard subsequent to Seizan-san and Kinsei-san. The forth artist, Seito-san has also succeeded the technique and she writes not only Japanese poems but also songs like mother goose on the porcelain with modern design. At the early Meiji period, the technique was improved as the expression which is suitable for craftsmen’s skill and delicate picture in overglaze painting. They write old Japanese on the porcelain and express well-balanced, refined art with an ancestor’s will even today.

Address : I-53, Takandomachi, Komatsu-shi, Ishikawa 923-0031 Japan


TAMURA, Keisei
He studied the art of brush-writing micro calligraphy under Kinsei-san.
He is seeking for the ultimate beauty.

She has carried on brush-writing micro calligraphy.
Alphabets are also elegantly written, not to mention Japanese poem.