Nakazato Taroemon Kiln Karatsu Sake Cup 2

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Nakazato Taroemon Kiln Karatsu Sake Cup 2

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Diameter 5.9cm
Height 6.2cm
Box: no box

Nakazato Taroemon Pottery is a pottery that has inherited the tradition of Karatsu ware for more than 420 years from the first Nakazato Matashichi to the current Nakazato Taroemon XIV.
During the Edo period, he served as the official kiln for the Karatsu clan, and the Tojinmachi Ochawan kiln that was used at that time is still preserved on the kiln site as a national historic site.
Muan Nakazato (Tarouemon Nakazato 12th) was recognized as an important intangible cultural property holder of Karatsu ware (Living National Treasure) for his achievements in reviving Karatsu ware, which had been discontinued since the Meiji era. Taroemon) was appointed as a member of the Japan Art Academy in recognition of his highly artistic works that incorporate colors and decorations that were not found in conventional Karatsu ware.
Currently, the 14th Taroemon Nakazato is creating a new modern Karatsu ware.

This work is carefully made one by one by craftsmen using the carefully selected soil from the Taroemon kiln.


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