Thursday, January 11, 2018
Onta Yaki is Folk Pottery or Mingei. It is the very essence of "Mingei" as all the work is done manually from start to finish. It is a community effort, from digging the clay, to purifying it and producing it. Onta potters do not mark their work with anything but 小鹿田 (Onta).
Posted by Marmie at 7:28 PM
Friday, December 29, 2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
National Potteries Corporation AKA Napco originated in 1938 Bedford, OH
Moved to Florida in 1984 concentrating on floral items.
Family owned business of the Naito family of Portland, OR. Incorporated in 1958 as Norcrest China Company.
Posted by Marmie at 8:35 PM