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TRADITIONAL CRAFTS

愛知県

赤津焼

Akazu Ware

陶磁器

赤津焼の始まりは、奈良時代(700年頃)に焼かれていた須恵器という土器にまで遡り、江戸時代初期に現在ある伝統的技術・技法や名称が確立しました。

The origins of this ware date back to an earthenware called sueki that was made about 700, during the Nara period (710-794), although the traditional skills, techniques and nomenclature of Akazu Yaki that are still in use today were established during the early years of the Edo period (1600-1868). It was the period slightly prior to this that saw the establishment of glazing techniques that are still in use, namely shino, oribe, kizeto, and ofuke.

神奈川県

鎌倉彫

Kamakura Carved and Lacquered Ware

漆器

鎌倉時代、中国から禅宗という仏教の宗派が伝わってきたとき、一緒に多くの美術工芸品が輸入されてきました。

When Zen Buddhism was introduced from China during the Kamakura period (1185-1333), many arts and crafts were imported at the same time. Sculptors of Buddhist images and carpenters who built temples and shrines were influenced by examples of carved lacquer ware called tsuishu and tsuikoku that were amongst these Chinese imports.

沖縄県

南風原花織

織物

南風原花織は、明治時代以降、沖縄県南風原町において生産されている織物です。組織織で構成された花のように美しい立体的な柄には、クヮンクヮン花織・チップガサー・喜屋武八枚等独特の名称や模様が存在します。

福井県

越前焼

Echizen Ware

陶磁器

越前焼は日本六古窯の1つに数えられ、その歴史はたいへん古いものです。

Echizen Yaki ranks among Japan's six old kilns and therefore has a history dating back many centuries. First fired toward the end of the Heian period (794-1185), upward of 200 old kilns sites have been discovered in the area to date. It was in these massive old kilns that all manner of everyday articles such as pots, jars, mortars, flasks, and jars in which to keep a black tooth dye fashionable at the time were fired.

山形県 新潟県

羽越しな布

Uetsu Shinafu

織物

日本では、遠く縄文や弥生時代から山野に自生する科(しな)、楮(こうぞ)、楡(にれ)、藤(ふじ)、葛(くず)、苧麻(ちょま)などの草木から取り出した繊維で糸を作り、自家用として布に織り上げ衣装や装飾品などに利用してきました。

In Japan, ever since the Jomon and Yayoi periods, people have made thread from fiber derived from plants and trees that grow naturally in the mountains such as Japanese linden, mulberry, elm, wisteria, kudzu, and ramie, and used this thread to weave fabric and make clothing and ornaments for private home use.

佐賀県

伊万里・有田焼

Imari-Arita Ware

陶磁器

16世紀末の豊臣秀吉による朝鮮出兵に参加していた佐賀藩主が、朝鮮から連れ帰った陶工の李参平によって、有田泉山に磁器の原料である陶石が発見されたのが伊万里・有田焼の始まりです。

The origins of Imari Arita Yaki date back to the end of the 16th century when the Saga clan, which had been involved in Toyotomi Hideyoshi's campaigns in Korea, brought back the potter, Li Sanpei who discovered porcelain stone at Mount Arita Izumi, in northern Kyushu. The porcelain that was subsequently made there was the first to be produced anywhere in Japan and was originally called Imari Yaki, simply because it was shipped through the port of Imari.

愛知県

常滑焼

Tokoname Ware

陶磁器

古常滑焼とも言われる常滑焼の原型は、平安時代末期まで遡ることができ、日本六古窯のひとつに数えられています。平安時代には、仏教のお経を書いたものを入れて地中に埋め、ご利益を願うための経塚壺(きょうづかつぼ)が作られていました。

Pieces representing the beginnings of Tokoname Yaki were made at the end of the Heian period (794-1185) and it is now counted among Japan's six old kilns. During the Heian period, Kyozuka urns were made in which to put Buddhist sutras before burial in the ground as a way of asking favors of the Buddha. During the Muromachi period (1392-1573), the pottery produced mainly tea bowls and other tea ceremony items as well as ikebana flower vases. Jars appeared in the middle of the Edo period (1600-1868) and normal household tableware started to be produced at the end of the Edo period alongside the prized tea ceremony pieces. Sanitary items such as drain-pipes, wash-hand basin and toilets, tiles and plant pots were added to the list of products in the Meiji period (1868-1912). Undoubtedly the vast range of products available today is the result of being a production center with plentiful supplies of good quality clay to hand, and because of the area's ability to change its line of main products in step with demand down through history.

茨城県 栃木県

結城紬

Yuki Pongee

織物

茨城県結城地方は古くから養蚕業が盛んで、農閑期に副産物の利用として紬が作られ、奈良時代にはすでに朝廷に納めていました。

The Yuki area of Ibaraki Prefecture had been a center for sericulture since ancient times. Based on this, Yuki Tsumugi was woven during slack periods of the farming year and cloth was supplied to the Imperial Court during the Nara period (710-794).

石川県

加賀繍

Kaga Embroidery

その他繊維製品

加賀繍は室町時代初期に、加賀地方への仏教の布教とともに、主として仏前の打敷(うちしき)・僧侶の袈裟(けさ)等、仏の荘厳(しょうごん)という飾りとして京都から伝えられました。

Closely linked with the spread of Buddhism in the area, embroidery was introduced to the province of Kaga from Kyoto in the Muromachi period (1392-1573) and was used for the decoration of such religious trappings as altar cloths and surplice worn by monks.