Discovering Yūzō Kondo: Master of Japanese Ceramics

The Imperishable Legacy of Yūzō Kondō

Yūzō Kondō, was a master ceramist born in 1902, who left an indelible mark on the art of Japanese ceramics.

His journey began in Kyoto, where his historical surroundings and samurai lineage inspired him to pursue ceramics. Under the guidance of iconic figures such as Hamada and Tomimoto Kenkichi, Kondō fused traditional techniques with unique expressiveness, taking blue and white porcelain to new horizons.

His dedication was recognized in 1977 when he was named a Living National Treasure. His legacy continues to inspire generations of potters, celebrating innovation within tradition.

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