And, "Katou Tamikichi" went
to Kyushu to learn porcelain. He obtained the technology of "Marugama" (Down-draught)
and how to use "Isubai" (ash glaze). The technique of products porcelain advanced rapidly
in Seto. The pottery industries of this town has developed by "Sometsuke".
The feature of "Setosometsuke" is a method it draws mightily by using "Tuketate-Fude" (brush)
that is called MOKOU-GIHOU. This technique was brought by the "Nanga" painter
who had visited Seto-city.
"Setosometsuke" was greatly made during Meiji era was highly evaluated at the
international exposition .It is said that "Setosometsuke"
that drew nature in realism influenced the art nouveau that started in France.
However, the age changes, and mechanization
and manual labor saving have advanced for mass production.
Moreover, the method of making a lot of
biscuit by using piece plaster mould . The technology that prints in them by
using the decals. Once It started breaking off the technology of traditional
warm handmade feeling is nice. "Somtsuke" is very
beautiful, and it makes people happy and warm feelings. Handmade pottery is
being evaluated again.
We expect that "SETOSOMETSUKE" will develop more in the future.
We always need to some beauty of mind.