Tokoname-Tazan pot identified


(Jonas Dupuich) #1

Some great detective work on the part of Ryan Bell has turned up the maker of a pot I bought in Japan. The chop appears to be early Tazan, a Tokoname kiln/potter, from around 1936-40.

I used the pot in this year’s BIB exhibit for a Yaupon holly:

Yaupon Holly

Tazan chop