Japan has a long history and relationship with the creation of ceramics which are mainly used in traditional Japanese cultural practices such as tea ceremony, ikebana flower arranging and food service.
Japan has more than 50 pottery towns nationwide and each town has its own cultural background and history which has meant each town has cultivated a unique style of ceramic production. Japanese potters use a variety of glazes with highly honed techniques which result in a plethora of stunning outcomes including glossy finished through to rough surfaces, bright colours to monochrome finishes.
There is truly something for everyone in the world of Japanese pottery. For more examples of the diverse nature of Japanese ceramics, please visit
tableware, vases + vessels, bowls + plates and pottery sections of the website.
|SHINO pottery vase
|ORIBE pottery dishes
| KUTANI pottery plate
| BIZEN pottery vase