Clay is filled into molds, creating two pieces of front and back or top and bottom before joined into one completed shape. There are about 2000 known types of molds. Many types of molds have been used since the Edo period (1615-1868) and often convey traditional customs and historical legends.


  • Title: Production of unglazed bisque, Fushimi dolls
  • Date Created: 2017
  • Subject Keywords: Kyoto Prefecture
  • Rights: © Tanka

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