It is the top of this page

chuden* Meister (teakettle caster)

Last update date January 22, 2020

chuden*(person Takashi)
Teakettle caster

The 1998 choice (the third)
Aoba Ward residence

  • It was born in 1932 and is from Osaka
  • We are a graduate from Musashino Beaux-Arts Western painting department in 1955
  • We study under teakettle caster Minoru Negoro three people and we become independent and establish Nakata studio

We continue pursuing the world for making deep pot

"We do not understand that casting is not done. Saying when left from model without one wound, is relieved; Nakata.

We cannot mass-produce with about 40 days at time to spend for the making of one pot.

Pot which plays a role which is important so that it is said that tea ceremony becomes if there is one pot. Space is tightened with one pot attached to furnace. However, place is not settled down when we insist only on pot.

"Do not insist on the most important thing remarkably. Is the gladdest that is said that is easy to use because is tool, as much as "do it, become difficult. We say, we are busy pursuing because it is profound.

Son who is successor wins grand prix by the 31st Kanagawa art exhibition and works on the succession of skill eagerly.

In addition, we performed acceptance of visit to studio from local elementary school, various social activities including work donation to charity exhibition.

The skill of Meister

Pot pours iron which melted into gap with model (core smells) in die body (the main model: omogata) of mold which we knead a mixture of clay with sand and molded and makes.

The making of pot is common and is divided the work with people painting with people, lacquer making people, cover making people, core creating the main model, but we are alone, and Nakata handles all processes from design to finish.

Nakata pursues molding, pot skin deeply and creates works which brought on unique elegance.


We are from Osaka. During Musashino Beaux-Arts Western painting department attendance at school, we visit workshop of teakettle caster Minoru Negoro three people who are father of senior who got to know in rooming house point, and metal is attracted for the first time on seeing melting place by the color.

After the graduation, we study under Negoro. We have studio independently at the age of 32.

Production of pot is Japanese old precious skill, but teakettle caster is only to several now in the prefecture.

Main receiving a prize career

  • 1968 associate choice (Kanagawa art exhibition Committee)

We can come across the skill of Meister here!

Nakata studio
499, Jikecho, Aoba-ku, Yokohama-shi
Telephone: 045-962-2124

Inquiry to this page

Economic Affairs Bureau citizen's economic Labor Relations Division employment Labor Relations Section

Telephone: 045-671-2341

Telephone: 045-671-2341

Fax: 045-664-9188

E-Mail address [email protected]

Return to the previous page

Page ID: 414-290-737

We come back to the top