Shiraiwa Kiln dating from 1771 built by a Soma potter in tohoku (Akita-ken). After it was destroyed during an earthquake in 1900, it was rebuilt with the assistance of Haada Shoji. See Anneliese Crueger, Wulf Crueger, and Saeko Ito. "Modern Japanese Ceramics". Lark Books, New York (2007). p 194.