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Kohaku Kiln Nara Prefecture Kohaku Kiln Nara prefecture, Kinki

Artist :
ITI, Yasuhiro


Kohaku Kiln is located in the residential area of 15 minutes' walk from the Oji station, JR Kansai Line. ITOI started having an interest in ceramics after he had learned architecture at university, and he entered Kyoto-fu College of Potter Technology. After graduated from school, he studied ceramics under two Kyoto ware artists who are yohen specialist Kamata Koji and IKAI, Yuichi. Then he was independent of them, the pottery was build after he moved to Nara prefecture. He now makes ceramics at Oji-cho where his workplace is installed. Oji-cho is located in the northwest part of Nara prefecture. There are two rivers the Yamagatogawa and its branch the Kutsuragigawa flows in the town. The city has been developed as the west commuter town getting to Osaka because of so many new residential areas. Horyuji temple is near his pottery. It is designated as a World Heritage Site and is the oldest wooden building existing in the world. You can see his works at room in the pottery such as plates, drinking vessels, vases, tea utensils and so on.

Address : 2-14-21 Oji-cho, Kitakatsuragi-gun Nara 636-0012 Japan


ITI, Yasuhiro
He was born in Kyoto and his pottery was built at Oji-cho in Nara prefecture.
His solo exhibition is annually held in some galleries in Japan.