Company name : Kenzo Ogawa Pottery House Ltd.
Representative : President Norikazu Ogawa
Establishment : May, 1993
755-1, Shigarakicho,Nagano, Kouga City, Shiga Prefecture, 529-1851, Japan
About home for Shigaraki-ware
Shigaraki-ware dates back to mid-Kamakura period (13th century).
There is a wide variety of products from larger articles such as water jug, pot, tea jar, tea utensils, sake bottle, brazier (hibachi), and flower pot to smaller articles.
Present Shigaraki-ware still has its uniqueness "Wabi (austere refinement) and Sabi (quiet simplicity, patina)".
Shigaraki-ware has traditionally a long history and was designated as traditional artifact by the Japanese Government in the year 1976 and production area of Shigaraki-ware has become well-known in entire Japan as pottery village.