The PY Miyao Craze: Japan’s Best Novelty Ceramics in America

Hello, pottery enthusiasts and history buffs! Today, we’re diving into the company of PY Miyao Craze: Japan’s Best Novelty Ceramics in America, an iconic ceramics company that captured the hearts of Americans in the post-World War II era.

From whimsical figurines to elegant tableware, PY Miyao’s novelty ceramics have become highly sought-after collector’s items. Join us as we explore the company’s history, its introduction to American audiences, and the lasting impact of its unique designs.

The Birth of PY Miyao Japan Pottery

Established in the early 20th century, the PY Miyao Japan pottery company has its roots in the Aichi Prefecture, home to many renowned Japanese pottery centers. The company was named after its founder, Miyao Yoshida, whose initials PY stood for “Pottery Yoshida.” Miyao’s goal was to bring the artistry and craftsmanship of Japanese ceramics to a broader audience, both in Japan and abroad.

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Decorate with Vintage PY Anthropomorphic Red Apple Face

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Vintage Kitchen Collectibles New Finds Very Retro

Aren’t these the cutest? This is the time of year for smiles and celebrations and adding color into our lives. These vintage and retro kitchen collectibles are all anthropomorphic and many made by PY Miyao and have such big eyes, are flirty, and will put a smile on your face. We were so lucky to come across the rare Py “Office Helper” series clock face shakers and the Lefton Pixieware boy and girl salt and pepper shakers too. Details Here!!