Currently, the fourth generation Yoshiaki Dobuchi is the owner of the Touan Co., Ltd. Pottery. The company seeks to create gorgeous and original works of vessels that will enrich our modern life. Touan is known for its brillance of colours found in its flower motifs.
Kyoyaki, Kyomizu ware pottery, and Touan ware were founded in Higashiyama Sennyuji in Kyoto in 1922, and since then, they have been using the finest raw materials handicrafts by skilled artisans. The work has been well received for its quality and creativity. While continuing the tradition of Kyoto and Kiyomizu ware from Ninsei Nonomura and Kenzan Ogata, the kiln is constantly working on technological innovation and continue to create works that distinguish it from other Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware.