Robert Yellin's Japanese Pottery Blog

Greetings from Kyoto, We've just moved our gallery into a magnificent old Sukiya style home located very near the Silver Pavilion; a stunning area and setting for the inspired ceramic art we share with the world. Please visit us if ever in Kyoto or online at and

Friday, February 10, 2006

Kaneta in Tokyo; A Few Photos

I raced up to Tokyo yesterday to see Kaneta Masanao's commemmorative exhibition; he has officially been named the eighth generation master of his family's Tencho-gama(kiln), yet will not change is name to Sanzaemon like that of seven generations before him. As expected, the works were dynamic and filled the staid Mitsukoshi gallery with an intense energy. Enjoy the photos and know this Hagi potter is making his ancestors proud. (Please note we have a few yunomi and guinomi offered on our web


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