Mino YakiMino Ware
The history of Mino Yaki is old and will date back to 1300 until the above now. At first, technique of earthen vessel was introduced from the Korean Peninsula. Earthenware which gave ash glaze (buy, and say) which was said to be haku* (inform) when it was the Heian era (the tenth century) came to be baked.
This haku* improves earthen vessel and is thing using glaze (say bake). The number of kilns increased from this time, too, and it was in full-scale grilled dish production place. From the Azuchimomoyama era through the Edo era beginning, grilled dish which reflected preference of master of tea ceremony was produced with the fashion of tea ceremony.
The history of Mino Yaki goes back some 1,300 years. The techniques of making a Sueki ware were introduced from Korea and then in the 10th century, an ash glaze called shirashi started to be used. This simply amounted to the glazing of the Sue ware with the glaze. It was about this time that the number of kilns increased and a production center for this ware became established.
From the end of the 16th and into the 17th century, pieces reflecting the taste of tea exponents were made as the ceremonial drinking of tea became more popular.
In all, there are 15 different types of Mino Yaki which have officially been designated as a Traditional Craft. Of these, Shino, Kizeto, Oribe and Setoguro have a carefully controlled coloring, while the pale color of the clay and the glaze are so well balanced. Today, they are making of various pieces of tableware, tea bowls, vases and ornaments.
|Industrial art object name
||We burn rumen
|Classification of industrial art object
||Vase, tea set, eating and drinking device, ornament
|Main production area
||Gifu / Tajimi-shi, Toki-shi, Mizunami-shi, Kani-shi, Ena-shi, Mitake-cho, Kani-gun
|The designation date
||July 22, 1978
■local production associations
Mino Yaki tradition industrial art object cooperative association
1429-8, Izumichokujiri, Toki-shi, Gifu
Mino Yaki Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industry
■Associated exhibit space, facility
Officially designated Traditional craft products includes 15 kinds of appointed Mino Yaki. Above all, Shino, Kinose door (kizeto), officer of textiles, Seto black (setoguro) valued hue, and are doing soft basis material of light color and the finish of glaze, balanced design with the greatest highlight.
There are fifteen types of Mino yaki designated as traditional crafts. Among these, Shino, Kizeto, Oribe, Setoguro, and others are valued for their use of color, with pale colors, soft textures and overglaze, and well-balanced designs.
How to make
We make form using technique such as potter's wheel, hand twist, direct copy. We engrave design and we draw design with bamboo comb and gold comb and decorate basis material and do unglazing afterwards. We put Shino glaze (shinoyuu), yellow Yu Seto (kizetoyuu), glaze such as officer of textiles glaze (oribeyuu) for thing which finished of unglazing and perform this roast. Sum paint is used for the last overglazing.
Techniques used include wheel throwing, hand forming, and casting. After forming, patterns are carved into the clay, or made using bamboo and metal combs. After the clay is decorated, it is bisque fired. After bisque firing, glaze such as shinoyu, kizetoyu, oribeyu, and others are used before glost firing. Finally, over glazed decorations are made using traditional Japanese pigments.