To understand the Japanese iron pot, it is inseparable from the “Hall” of the Japanese iron pot and the kettle in the mouth. The “church” can generally refer to the brand of iron pots, symbolizing manufacturers. Through the church number or famous drawing on the back of the pot body or the back of the lid, you can identify the pot from He Hall, who, when, and where.
Japanese iron pots are divided into Kyoto iron pots and southern iron pots. The Kyoto iron pot was interrupted for various reasons during World War II. At present, the southern iron pot is still produced, so the Kyoto iron pot is more collectible. Most of the Kyoto iron pots are copper lids, and the southern iron pot is mainly iron lid.
The most famous place for iron pots is Kyoto’s three kettle, mountain -shaped casts, Haruki Haruki in Changbin, Longwentang in Kyoto, and southern iron wares.
1. Southern Ironware
The southern ironware refers to the iron products produced by the “Southern Fan” during the Edo period. It is about the main producing place of the two northeast of Japan today.
The traditional casting method and the use of hand -made iron products are now a well -known specialty in Iwate County. Wait. The delicate pattern and heavy coloring are the characteristics of the southern iron.
Second, Kyoto iron pot
From the end of the Japanese Edo to the end of Showa, more than a hundred iron pot halls appeared in Kyoto alone, nearly a thousand kettle teachers, and there were more than 50 well -known iron pot halls. No less than 500 people.
The most promoted in the modern market is the four halls in the Kyoto Department: Longwen Hall, Guiwen Hall, Jinshou Hall and Tibet. Their initial pioneers were Ansuke of Longwentang, Hatano Masako of Guiwentang, Jinshou Hall’s Yugong Sect, and Tibetan Six of Tibetan Sixth.
Hatano Masako studied under the door of Anzhi in the early days. His works are obviously fancy than An Zhisuke. He is good at shaping and dehydration, and improves the S -shaped demolition handle. He is also an disciple of An Zhisuke. He used the technique of the beast -shaped pot that was learned during the Long Wentang period to match with the newly -seeking personality improvement of the beast pot.
The church number of Kyoto Iron pot can be roughly divided into two systems: Longwensang and Jinshoutang:
The Longwentang system is generally fancy and exquisite in appearance. There are many hall numbers in Longwentang System. For example, Jinlongtang is produced by Longwentang for high -end customers. Others related to Longwentang related or foundry include: Qingshoutang, Longshan Tang, Xinlongtang, Qinglongtang,,, Qinglongtang,,,, Qinglongtang,,,,, Xu Longtang and so on.
The Jinshoutang system is elegant and elegant, emphasizing the exquisiteness of the pot system, and is famous for stable quality. Yun Seantang, Guangyutang, Provincial Tuotang, Song Rongtang, and Sandetang are the five pillars of the Jinshoutang system. Guangyutang is the boutique number in the plain pot.
At present, the price of Japanese iron pots is generally between RMB 3,000 and 20,000. A boutique price of Anto, Tibetan Six, Hatano Kono, and Mayquan is as high as more than 100,000. The church number is determined, because the church can last for a long time, but the famous 釜 师 cannot be eternal. Each era will have excellent iron pots of different hall numbers, so the hall number can only be used as a preliminary judgment.