Kutani Ware Kutani Kosen Kiln

Production Process

Molding: Water-grinding and shaving by a potter's wheel

Unfired: After complete drying, firing at about 800 degrees Celsius

Glazing: Glazing the vessel to make the surface glassy

Main Firing: Firing at about 1,300 degrees Celsius (30 hours in the kiln, 5 days before leaving the kiln)

Overglaze painting: Firing in a painting kiln after painting and coloring