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KOISHIWARA WARE

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KOISHIWARA WARE

Koishiwara Ware are being produced in Toho Village located in the east of Fukuoka prefecture. The origin is back to 1,600s, when the thrid Lord Mitsuyuki Kuroda invited potters from Imari, Saga Prefecture, to Fukuoka. Special way of carving and dripping is applied. The simple potteries have been used in daily life and loved by many. In Brussels World’s Fair, 1958 it received high evaluation and was awarded a grand prize.

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ADDRESS
〒838-1601 941-9 Koishiwara, Toho Village, Asakura-gun
AREA
Fukuoka prefecture
Chikugo : Fukuoka prefecture
GENRE

Local souvenirs

INQUIRIES
Telephone Number:0946-74-2311 
Toho Village Office Planning and Promotion Division
CLOSED
Tuesday (in the case of a holiday the next day)
FEES
Koishiwara Ceramics Museum
adults210yen、high school, university student 158 yen, Primary schoolchild, junior high student 105 yen
HOURS OF OPERATION
9:00~17:00

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