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Kumamotoyoshihiro Kiln is the place of seven minutes' drive from the Hizenkashima station of JR Nagasaki Line and is also the place of twenty five minutes' drive from the Ureshino interchange of Nagasaki expressway. The eastern part of Kashima-shi, Saga prefecture faces the Ariake sea and the southern part is surrounded by Tara mountains. There is Hizen Hamayado Sake brewery of historical heritage near the kiln. The countryside scape of warehouses with the white plastered wall are seen, houses with Kawarabuki tile-roofing are still built, and it is beautiful scenery. Mr. Kumamoto has determined to work at home since he had trained in Kyoto, Kumamotoyoshihiro Kiln was built at Hamamachi, Kashima-shi in 1979. He is attracted to Chinese Song celadon. The noble color that the Chinese emperor loved is expressed brilliantly by the glaze, and he studied the green color, the blue color. There is the gallery in the home studio, many ceramics are exhibited such as bowls, flower vessels, plates, tea utensils, drinking vessels, tableware. Please have a look at them.
Address : 4050-3 Hamamachi-ko, Kashima-shi, Saga 849-1322 Japan
Visiting hours : 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Event : "Kamadashi exhibition" 10 days around mid-March every year
He studied in Kyoto and returned to his home town Saga prefecture to build his kiln. He is attracted to the charm of the green color celadon creating wares with dynamism.