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11 Konoha-zaru/Konohazaru kamamoto

Simple local toys made by handHanding down the skills passed down from our ancestors to the next generation. Konoha-zaru/Konohazaru kamamoto Konoha-zaru, or Konoha monkeys, are simple toys made of unglazed clay in the Konoha area of Gyokuto Town. We interviewed  Mr. Reizou Nagata of the Konoha-zaru Kiln. Reizo Nagata Born in 1937.He studied under his father, Takeji, from the age of 20, and became the seventh generation. His daughter, Sae Kawamata, is the eighth generation of the family to work with him. [outline] A Unique Toy Born from a Legend It is said that the “Konoha-monkey” was born from a […]