Echizen-ware ceramic - one of six ancient kilns of Japan

Echizen-ware originated about 850 years ago in the current Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The clay with high iron content comes from the town of Echizen. 

The color varies from black-grey color to reddish brown with yellowish-green glaze poured on the ceramic. 

As it is a solid ceramic, fired in a high temperature in the kiln, it was often used for pots to store water etc. Nowadays you can find Echizen-ware cups, cafe au lait bowls and many more.

Why not find your favorite Echizen-ware pottery?

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