Born into a pottery artist family in Seto
(one of the most famous production places of pottery)
Became an apprentice in Seto
Became a professional pottery artist
His family has been making pottery since the end of Edo period (about 150 years ago). Keeping the traditions inherited from the ancestors, he is also trying to find the new way. His specialty is mainly “ORIBE”, which is known for its beautiful green and blue glaze.
Makoto Yamaguchi ORIBE Rectangular Plate
Depth18cm Width25cm Height4cm Weight990g
Hand-painted line has modern impression.
Makoto Yamaguchi ORIBE Leaf Plate
Depth14cm Width27cm Height3cm Weight350g
Unique leaf-shaped plate is good for assorted snacks.
Makoto Yamaguchi ORIBE Round Plate Size6
Height4cm Diameter18cm Weight260g
Contrast of deep green and blue is just beautiful. Suitable for salad and fruits.
Makoto Yamaguchi ORIBE Square Plate
Depth18cm Width19cm Height4cm Weight920g
ORIBE is famous for its primitive texture and deep colors of glaze. Suitable for roasted dish.
Makoto Yamaguchi ORIBE Fish Plate
Depth14cm Width34cm Height3cmWeight800g
Modernized rectangular plate is suitable not only for fish but also for assorted snacks for wine.
Makoto Yamaguchi ORIBE Leaf Plate (round)
Height1.5cm Diameter15cm Weight260g
Glazed leaves are delicately pressed onto the small round plate. Suitable for desserts and fruits.