"It always amazes me what miracles can happen with a lump of clay in just the right hands"
Many of the photos shown are in my collection. I will share what I learn about the kilns, artists, styles, and marks. This is a work in progress. Come along with me as I learn.
Because my blog traffic has grown, I will add marks from various other sources.
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
The original kiln, Yazaemon of Arita began in 1804. The kiln was run by the Matsumoto family. The fifth generation began exporting to North America and Europe.