Bizen Ware Market in Okayama City 2017

On the 14th May 2017, the Higashiyama Bizen Ware Market was held in Okayama City for vitalizing the local economy.


Products from the Bizen area, especially Bizen ware, were featured at this event. There were a wide variety of food booths and pottery booths with unique work by the potters themselves.

Some visitors enjoyed Japanese ‘matcha’ tea served in Bizen ware at this mobile tatami tea wagon. Many families and Bizen ware lovers came this market.


Bizen ware is ready for bringing out.

Bizen ware is bringing out, after fire in a kiln.
[Procedure of Bizen]

Kenshi Nakamoto(Left)

Born in Hiroshima in 1975. Kenshi Nakamoto has studied in Isesaki Shin teacher of a Bizen ware master, after graduating from the pottery course of a university. He took the prize for the Okayama prefecture art exhibition in 2001 and 2002. 2005, he stared his career as an independent artist.


Sho Fujita(Right)

From Wakayama Prefecture. Sho Fujita makes of Bizen ware and sale while feeling nature in the quiet environment.He studies the characteristics of various soil, makes to think the best form for the soil: baking without processing the soil, like texture of old Bizen, the shape which matches present-day living space, etc.

Bizen wares shop Keido Honten

Recent posts