Kamashi (釜師)

Kamashi is a craftsman to found chagama (iron tea ceremony pot). An expert to make tea kettles for Chanoyu (the tea ceremony). In the end of Muromachi period, there appeared founding technicians of tea kettles and, in the Azuchi-Momoyama period, there were well-known master craftsmen such as Donin NISHIMURA and Yojiro TSUJI.