Size: Diameter 8.8cm
Box: no box
(Produced at Anderson Ranch Kiln)
The fifth son of the 12th Nakazato Taroemon (Muan), a Living National Treasure, and the most popular writer of his time. Not only in Karatsu, but also in various parts of Japan and around the world. Known as a food connoisseur, he creates sophisticated tableware for his own cooking, and has many fans among chefs.
1937 Born in Karatsu as the fifth son of Living National Treasure Muan Nakazato
1961 Received the 1st prize for ceramic sculpture "Souyo" at the 10th Contemporary Japanese Ceramic Art Exhibition.
1967 Traveled around the world for a year
1971 Built a kiln in Tanegashima on the recommendation of Mr. Fujio Koyama
First solo exhibition of Tanegashima ware at Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi and Osaka Takashimaya in September
1975 Returned to Karatsu and built a kiln in Mibaru, Karatsu City
Named Ryuta Kiln by Mr. Fujio Koyama
Ateliers in Karatsu and Colorado (U.S.A.) currently working in various parts of the world, including Denmark.