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

Monday, October 30, 2006

Custom Made Wooden Boxes

I often am asked where to order those fine custom made wooden boxes that should accompany any fine piece of Japanese art. If one cannot communicate in Japanese then it's a rather difficult task, if not impossible. Good news! A place now exists online in English directly from Japan where custom boxes can be ordered, visit here:
The site is run by Chikako Kitaoka, wife of potter John Dix, who makes some fine wood-fired pieces indeed, do visit his web site too at


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