House of Matsuda Makie

A family run workshop in their third generation, where the parents and children have been dedicating their entire life preserving Maki-e, an ancienttraditional Japanese craft. A small workshop situated in Echizen lacquerware village, a village where these crafts haves been refined over a period of 1,500 years. They have been awarded with Medals of Honor for making a great contribution to the world in continuing the craft. In order to bring Echizen lacquerware to the city, the third generation started a School of Makie in Tokyo. The workshop and exhibition space were renovated to create a space that can be enjoyed by a wider range of people. The art of maki-e is becoming rare in Echizen-Kawada, so why not try it for yourself?

Address: 12-17 Kawadacho, Sabae, Fukui 916-1222
TEL: 0778-65-0760
Opening Hours: 9:00~12:00 13:00~17:00
Closed: Sundays
Directions: 【By Train】About 15 minutes by car from Sabae Station on the JR line. 【By Car】10 minutes by car from the Sabae IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.
Parking: 3 standard size cars