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Sawada kiln Ibaraki Prefecture Kasama ware Sawada kiln Ibaraki prefecture, Kanto

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Sawada Kiln is the place of ten minutes' drive from the Katsuta station, JR Joban Line. The kiln is also the place of twenty minutes' drive from the Naka interchange of Joban expressway. It is located at a quiet residential area with the gas kiln in wide working place in Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki prefecture. Old Katsuta-shi and old Nakaminato-shi were merged into present Hitachinaka-shi in 1994. Great access to downtown Mito-shi and it is said to be prominent industrial city with rich fish grounds catching such as pikes, bonitos, squids, salmon roe and echinus from the seaside. SAWADA, Hayato has graduated from the university, determined to be an ceramic artist and he developed his skills under his-father of ceramic artist in the same working place. He is a regular member of Japan Kogei association today and acts joint exhibition gathering with ceramic artists. Line's shade and form like modern tower is his characteristics with inlay or overglaze enamel.

Address:3451-8 Higashiishikawa, Hitachinaka-shi, Ibaraki 312-0052 Japan


SAWADA, Hayato
He makes all pottery forming unglazed pottery by hand. He adds originality to contemporary Kasama by making contrast and using engraving line.