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[Yaemon Kato] Born in Gifu prefecture. Juemon Kato as a teacher. Shino ware potter, the third son of Juemon Kato, and his older brothers Yoshiemon Kato and Koemon Kato. He mainly produces tea pottery such as Kiseto and Oribe. ▼ Product size Height 8.4 cm / Width 11.5 cm Yaemon Kato Yaemon born as third san of Juuemon Kato in 1942. Yaemon have Houuemon and Kouuemon in my elder brother. After Otari chinaware research center learns, Yaemon study under Mr. Juuemon Kato of my father. Kiseto ware, setoguro, Shino and Oribe open Ogaya kiln in a neighboring land of old kiln Yashichi Den in a place by Ogaya baked much in the Momoyama period.
[Yaemon KATO] (1942-)A Japanese potter. Born in Sasahara, Gifu (present Tajimi City).He was the third son of Juemon Kato (a famous Japanese potter). After he learned pottery at Kotani Institute of ceramic ware, he learned under his father.He returned Yasaka-gama pottery studio after his father's death then he opened his oun studio, "Ogaya-kama". Based on traditional method, he mainly made Japanese Tea utensils, table wares for Kaiseki cuisine and flower vases/bowls.
Seto ware is a type of Japanese pottery produced in and around the village of Seto in Aichi Prefecture. Seto was one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan.
The first pottery in Seto produced in the 13th century, and Seto was the only area where produced glazed ceramics in medieval times of Japan.
Katō Shirōzaemon is credited as the first potter to produce Seto ware. He brought methods of glazed ceramics from China in Kamakura period, and he started the production of ceramics glazed with iron glaze and ash glaze in Seto. In Momoyama period (1337-1573), Seto potters produced more tea utensils along with the development of tea ceremony.
Seto ware has various kinds of glazes; ash glaze, iron glaze, Kiseto(yellow), Setokuro(black), Shino, Oribe and Tetsu-aka.
One style of Japanese pottery created in Mino area in Gifu prefecture between the end of 16th century and the early 17th century. One kind of Mino ware.
The history had began in the and of 16th century when Oribe FURUTA, a Japanese feudal lord and a tea master who was a discipline of Sen no Rikyu let potters create tea utensils in his favor. Potters created his favored tea utensils which had unique shapes and paintings. Oribe ware was quite eccentric and original at that time because generally the style of Oribe is deformed and polygon.
The major color of Oribe ware is black, deep green and red. They are decided into Oribe kuro (or Kuro(black) Oribe), Ao(blue) Oribe, Aka (red) Oribe, Shino Oribe and so on depends on color of glazes and other characteristics.
Most of Oribe Kuro (Kuro Oribe) products are chawans, and other Oribe ware are mostly table wares.