In 1890, his grandparents noticed that the potter’s clay in Kurayoshi City was suitable for making pottery, and moved to this area.
Near the kiln, there is a mound dedicated to a chieftain named “Kuni no Miyatsuko”, who was from Hoki.The locals nicknamed the place Kokuzo-san.In 1975, Shuji I founded Kokuzo-yaki in honor of the name. We live in an environment where we can look up at Mount Hoki-Daisan in the morning and evening, and we have lived with the soil since our grandparents’ generation.
I would like to become a potter who is familiar to the locals, so that they will call me “Kokuzo-san. 4th Generation Yoshiyasu Yamamoto