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Welcome to the Kutani database - last update on 24 November 2022

This Kutani database contains
2457
different Ceramics
1186
Potters or painters
2561
Seals & Marking
207
Kilns
179
Potter signatures
146
Trading shops
129
Calligraphy
173
Other producers
125
Boxes
48
Calligraphists

Kutani ceramics have their origin in a small remote village in the mountains (Kutani means 9 valleys) of the Ishikawa Prefecture. The main city, Kanazawa, is one of the most famous castle towns in Japan. If Kutani ceramics are little known overseas, on the contrary they are very famous in Japan as they are really representative of the Japanese culture.

This Kutani Website is the largest Internet resource for information on Kutani ceramics. It includes the most comprehensive Kutani database. It stores more than several thousand Kutani marks and photos of different pieces for reference. You may search also through thousand potter, kiln and producer's names in English and Japanese. This site has the support of a large number of private collectors and dealers all over the world.

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