KARATSU 

As a Kyoto potter Noritada has a freedom to make cups in many different styles, and this is his take on Karatsu, a glaze that originated in Korea and was popularised in the town of Karatsu in Kyushu. This is a powerful style of cup, showcasing one of the primary hallmarks of Korean Karatsu-ware - the interplay between dripping...

He studied under the fifth generation Miyagawa Kosai, his uncle, who represents the Finest Kyo-yaki has to Offer as The MAKUZU KOSAI MIYAGAWA pottery has a history of about 330 years with the Universal Exhibition of Paris in 1900. Many museums exhibit it, in particular the Guimet museum, and a number of collectors are also interested in France....

Born in Setagaya, Tokyo, Tsuji Seimei (1927-2008) was interested in antiques under the influence of his father. It was his father's collection that inspired him to produce ceramics. After learning the basics of ceramics with a potter, he started his career as a ceramic artist as early as at the age of fourteen, putting up a sign saying "Tsuji...