Three states ridge-end tile industrial art objectSanshu Onigawara Crafts
Production becomes active from the early 18th century and has traditions more than 300 years. Producer of ridge-end tile is called "Master ogre" or "master of crest" and, other than traditional ogre side and ridge-end tile with family coat of arms, lasts for many divergences including interior product and exterior products such as small ridge-end tiles for the room.
These traditional crafts have a history of over 300 years and flourished at the beginning of the 18th century. People who make onigawara crafts are known as “onishi” or “oniitashi”. In addition to the traditional types with gargoyles and family crests, the onigawara craft extends to other products such as small ornaments for interior design and outdoor decorations.
|Industrial art object name||Three states ridge-end tile industrial art object|
|Classification of industrial art object||Ceramics|
|Main production area||Aichi / Hekinan-shi, Anjo-shi, Takahama-shi|
|The designation date||November 30, 2017|
■local production associations
Three states ridge-end tile production association
The 1-2-2, Yashikicho, Takahama-shi, Aichi circle city