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Kozan Kiln Saga Prefecture Arita ware Kozan Kiln Saga prefecture Kyusyu

Artist :
ONO Tatsuro
ONO Takaharu


Kozan Kiln is the place of five minutes' drive from the Ureshino interchange of Nagasaki expressway. There is Ureshino-onsen which is known as the three most beautiful skin's effect in Japan near the kiln. Kozan Kiln was established at Ureshino-machi in 1953. It was named by the founder Shingo-san (Kozan). Hakuko-san who is a daughter of kozan-san was designated as Intangible Cultural Asset as a holder by Saga prefecture and excelled in kinrande, yurikinsai by drastic and minute painting with gold. Shoji-san made original porcelain with overglaze enamel, porcelain in underglaze blue. It is called Kozan school for producing ceramic artist who are awarded in many public exhibitions, including the Japan Traditional Kogei Exhibition. Tatsuro-san makes overglaze painting porcelain by the technique of kinrande, ceramics named hakuyui.

Address : 223 Oazashimojuku-otsu, Ureshinomachi, Ureshino-shi, Saga 843-0301 Japan


ONO, Tatsuro
He is the head of Kozan kiln established in 1950.
Kinrade fascinated him and he created porcelain by various colored foils called hakuyui.

ONO, Takaharu
He was born and grow up in Ureshino, Saga prefecture.
He always tried to improve the completeness of the work and published satisfactory pieces.

ONO, Aki
She has taken over the skill of tsuihakude made by Ono Kozan.
The eternal charm is shown by taking much energy and time.