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Fukagawa Seiji (Main Store)深川製磁本店

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"Arita is the first place in Japan where porcelain was made. From the 17th century onward, Arita ware was an important product of what was once Saga-Nabeshima Domain and was extensively exported abroad, where it is known and loved as ""Imari ware,"" ""Ko-Imari,"" and ""Old Imari."" Fukagawa Seiji, a company which furthered global interest in Arita ware and which converted it into an art form, was founded in 1894 by Chuji Fukagawa, and Fukagawa erected Fukagawa Seiji's flagship store right here in Arita with the intent of welcoming customers from around the world. Even today, the structure retains a strong atmosphere redolent of the bygone Meiji and Taisho periods; the exterior of the building is covered in scratch tile, while the interior is decorated with floor mosaics and stained-glass windows. In the second-floor museum, visitors can view outstanding pieces crafted by Fukagawa Seiji bearing the distinct ""Meiji modern"" design style (advance reservation required). Today, the building and collection of the second-floor museum have received the Heritage of Industrial Modernization designation."

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Saga Pref. Nishimatsuragunaritachou Koubira 1-1-8 (Arita / ImariArea)

phone 0955425215
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9:00-17:30

Review of Fukagawa Seiji Honten

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Reviewed:2015/04/30 disappointing
The ceramics festival starts April 29th. The Fukagawa shops are a 40 minute walk from Arita station. There is only a shuttle bus during the festival. Good thing - you can ask them to call a cab for...
Reviewed:2019/11/29 お店の裏手の木造の建物も一見の価値あり
重要伝統的建造物群保存地区に指定されている、有田の町を代表するお店。建物は洋館の美しい建物で、お店には皇室ゆかりの食器などが展示されていました。古くから皇室とご縁のあるお店のようです。本店の裏手にピンクの木造の建物があり、こちらの工場でしょうか、古い歴史を感じることができます。
Reviewed:2019/09/22 安心の深川製磁
安心の有田焼屋さんです 高いものだけではなく中にはアウトレット物もあります。 普段使いからワインクーラーまであり全て素敵でした。

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Address
Saga Pref. Nishimatsuragunaritachou Koubira 1-1-8 [ map ]
Area
Arita / ImariArea
Phone
0955425215
Hours
9:00-17:30
Closed
New Year's Holiday
Parking Lot
Available(20spaces)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, etc.)

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          Away from the fast-paced cities of mainland Japan, Kyushu’s Saga prefecture offers quaint towns and cities known for their traditional crafts, particularly ceramics. Rich in kaolin (a type of clay), Saga became the homeland of Arita ware, a delicate, decorative porcelain that is now celebrated worldwide and can be discovered in the towns of Arita, Imari, and Karatsu.

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