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Seto is a city with 1,300 years of tradition and history of pottery.
CHUGAI TOEN is located in the city of Seto, as a ceramics manufacturer that proficiently produces Eto-okimono (Chinese astrological calendar) ornaments, Maneki-neko (Japanese fortune welcoming cats), Hina-ningyo (traditional dolls displayed at Girls’ Festival in March), Gogatsu-ningyo (Boys’ Festival dolls in May), as well as lucky ornaments and seasonal decorations, under the pottery name of “Yakushi-gama” since its foundation.
Having SUHARA TOUJI KOBO at its core, with integrated manufacturing to produce dedicated potteries that incorporate SOMETSUKE, painting by hand, and KINSAI, a finishing with vivid colors, we deliver traditional potteries with a long history, refined with sensibilities appropriate for today, to your heart.


Corporate Profile

Company Name CHUGAI TOEN CO., LTD.
Established 13 Aug 1952
President Masanari Suzuki
Number of employees 42 people (as of August 1, 2014)
Capital 15 million yen
Contents of business

Pottery ornaments
We design, manufacture, and sell seasonal ornaments and figures for display, which bring you good fortune. Our products include Chinese astrological calendar (Eto-okimono), traditional dolls displayed at Girls’ Festival in March (Hina-ningyo), Boys’ Festival dolls in May (Gogatsu-ningyo), Japanese fortune welcoming cats (Maneki-neko), figures of the Seven Deities of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin), Japanese wind bells (Furin), and earthenware for smudging (Kayari-ki).

Businedd Location



50 Yakushi-machi, Seto-shi, Aichi 489-0821, Japan

TEL: (0561)82-2354

FAX: (0561)83-5114




44 Suhara-cho, Seto-shi, Aichi 489-0033, Japan

TEL: (0561)82-5829