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Matcha bowls with a history and sophisticated charm: The 10th and 12th generation of the artist family Kato

During our visit, last spring (2016) we took some time to get to know ceramic artist Kato Juunidai (the 12th generation in the history of the ceramist family) more closely. First, Kato Juunidai led us into a traditional Japanese room (washitsu), with a flooring made of rice straw mats (tatami), that can only be entered over a small step, and of course only without shoes. Accordingly, we sit there in front of a low table, kneeling on the floor. At […]

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