Yatsuyoshi Tokuda's Pottery / Yatsuyoshi Tokuda, the fourth generation

The main heir of the family always takes on the name Tokuda Yasokichi. Born as the eldest daughter of a family famous for making Kutani ware – Yasokichi Tokuda, a living national treasure and the third generation of the Tokuda family, the famous kiln of Kutani-yaki, as a female leader in a traditional potter’s family, Yasokichi IV is a remarkable figure both in Japan and the international arena. Inheriting the technique of ” Yousai “, which freely manipulates over 100 colors, pursues a unique color expression based on the colors of the Takata family. She continues to peruse his original color expression based on the colors of the Tokuda family. In 2010, she became the successor and took over the name “Yasokichi” from the third generation.

Address: Sin 5,Kanahiramachi, Komatsu, Ishikawa 923-0153
TEL: 0761-41-1243
Opening Hours: 10:00~15:00 *12:00~13:00 (Lunch break)
Closed: Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays
Directions: 【By Train】25 minutes by car from JR Komatsu Station.
Parking: 10 standard size cars