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Kutani Pottery Kosen Kiln

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Address: 5-3-3 Nomachi, Kanazawa 921-8031 , Ishikawa Prefecture
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Handmade pottery

Great place to buy traditional Japanese pottery. First you start with a tutorial on the process of making the pottery from the wheel to the kiln to the artistry to retail. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 October 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Our family of four with two teenagers greatly enjoyed your and pottery painting workshop. They ship your kilned pieces back to USA in ~2 months. Good English spoken, super friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

This is an interesting pottery studio and gallery. This kiln dates back to 1870 and the tour was led by a potter who is the 6th generation in the family business. Interesting and beautiful work on sale for all price ranges (artwork to practical pieces).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Great place to buy traditional Japanese pottery. First you start with a tutorial on the process of making the pottery from the wheel to the kiln to the artistry to retail. The craftsmanship is quite good. My only negative comment is that the showroom has a large percentage of offerings with sold signs meaning that there were plenty of beautifu... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Visited here as part of a day tour. Family owned pottery for six generations. We were given a brief rundown of the process and then a demonstration of the making of a cup and a jug. A small shop carries examples of many of the current styles at what seems to be a very fair price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Pottery is high quality. Reasonably priced. We had purchased items shipped and everything handled arrived quickly and safely.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Stopped here in route to Kyoto and glad we did. It started with a short video showing an overview of the entire process of producing handmade Kutani ware. This was followed by a visit to see the creation of several ceramic items - a rice bowl, a beer mug and a vase. The potter was available for questions. Following the... More 

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