Echizen is unglazed, high-fired ware made in Echizen (Fukui Prefecture).
Echizen is an ancient pottery center, and its glazed ware was influenced by the Sueki vessels of the Heian Period (794-1192). Various large jars have been staple products of Echizen since medieval times.
Above Piece by Fujita Jurouemon
Above Piece by Reiko Cohen
Above piece by Kumano Kuroemon