Koubou Taniike Koubou Taniike


  • Sachie Taniike Sachie Taniike

    Born on Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture in 1974.
    He became accustomed to soil from an early age as his parents ran a tile factory.
    2000 Moved to Ishigaki Island and started production
    2008 Set up a workshop in Maibara
    I make everyday vessels near a Yaeyama palm grove on Ishigaki Island.
    We dig the soil and make a vessel using glaze mixed with ash from sugar cane and palm trees to make a green glaze.
    “I try to make pottery vessels that are simple, easy to use, and make the dishes look good.”