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KOSHUN-GAMA
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● The appeal of bright-coloured Cochin ware
In Hiyoshi, Kyoto area famous for the distinguished ceramics production, Koshun-gama has been producing impressive vibrant-coloured Cochin ware for three generations. A wide variety of items—everything from tea utensils to casual tableware—is created here using icchin, or tube lining decorating technique. The edges of patterns are defined with the relief lines made by squeezing soft clay through a nozzle. After applying a colored glaze, the low-temperature firing takes place, bringing out the distinctive Cochin ware colours. All the processes are performed by the same artisan, who is willing to create new order-made items.

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[014-01]Atelier visit & Cochin porcelaine painting experience 詳細表示

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Koshun-gama is the only place in Japan where you can experience Cochin porcelain painting! (According to the investigation by Fureaikan)

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Reservation deadline: 1day before
Number of participants: 2~10 people
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5,000yen
Time Required:
2 hours
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Shinichi Takashima

Shinichi Takashima

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1972 Born in Kyoto
1996 Master’s degree in Science and Technology, Ritsumeikan University
1998 Graduated from the Kyoto Municipal Institute of Industrial Technology, ceramics course
1999 Graduated from the Kyoto Prefectural Technical College of Ceramics
Became an apprentice of Koshun Takashima II
2005 Took the name of Koshun Takashima
2012 Became a certified Traditional Craftsman of Kyo-yaki/ Kiyomizu-yaki pottery
Was certified as a Kyoto City’s Master Craftsman of the Future

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