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[Ishikawa / Komatsu City]A factory tour that brings you close to the passionate crafting process of the 4th generation Yasokichi!

  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Solo participant
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    6Age ~ 99 Age
  • Duration
    Within 1 hour

A workshop tour where many Kutani ware craftsmen train to learn about their deep love and energy for manufacturing. Many craftsmen involved in Kutani have studied under the first and second generation Tokuda Yasokichi, and many of the former master craftsmen. I have been training in this kiln. A beautiful color technique called "Yosai" is inherited by such a famous Kutani ware family. The colors created by the first generation have been passed down for three generations. It is the energy applied to the work that supports its beauty. From the words of Mr. Yajukichi 4th, "We are born from the soil and return to the soil. We will mold the soil, which is the mother earth, and return to the soil," to each work. I have a deep feeling. In the tour program, you can experience a part of the energy while listening to Mr. Yasoyoshi's commentary in a sacred workshop that you can not usually see. * For foreign nationals: Information on the day will be in Japanese only.

Passion for the creation of the 4th Tokuda Yasokichi

Mr. Yajukichi 4th will guide you on the day of the workshop tour. From the time Mr. Yajukichi entered the workshop, his voice and pace suddenly changed, and from the lively explanations, you can feel the energeticness of the kiln, which has produced wonderful works for generations. We are born from the soil and return to the soil. The feelings you have for the work made from that soil can be touched by asking directly.

A set of works by successive Yajukichi

The 4th generation himself will explain the pottery life and works from the first Tokuda Yasokichi to the 4th generation. It is a world that can be seen only in our own gallery, such as the world of colors and works that have been studied by successive generations.

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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 1~6
    About duration
    Within 1 hour
    1 hour
    Operating period 2021/11/12
    Assembly time 13:20
    Booking deadline until 16:59 3 das ago

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Matters require attention Please note that there are many cracks in the workshop.

    Time schedule

    Gallery tour (20 minutes)

    Gallery tour (20 minutes)

    Workshop tour (30 minutes)

    Workshop tour (30 minutes) After visiting the workshop, enjoy nature in the pleasant garden along the river behind (10 minutes).

    Access - Map

    New 5 Kanahiramachi, Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture
    Assembly point

    Tokuda Yasokichi Pottery

    If you arrive by car

    25 minutes from Hokuriku Expressway "Komatsu IC" (parking lot available: 5 cars: free)

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