Wednesday, March 30, 2016

SHIBUKUSA YAKI, KOITO YAKI and YAMADA YAKI-Ceramics of TAKAYAMA, GifuPrefecture

SHIBUKUSA-YAKI
Shibukusa Yaki began in 1840 in TAKAYAMA, Gifu Prefecture. It is influenced by Kutani, its neighbor to the west, and Seto to the east. See "Modern Japanese Ceramics-Pathways of Innovation & Tradition" by Crueger, Crueger and Ito pg. 193 and 204.


                                    Toda Ryuzo


KOITO-YAKI
Oldest of the ceramic types for this area. It. Died out in the early 1800's but was brought back in 1946.
See "Modern Japanese Ceramics-Pathways of Innovation & Tradition" by Crueger, Crueger and Ito Pg 204.

YAMADA-YAKI

Not much is known about the timing of the Yamada kiln. It is considered a folk kiln.
See "Modern Japanese Ceramics-Pathways of Innovation & Tradition" by Crueger, Crueger and Ito Pg 204.

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