Peony and Twin Sparrows Kutani Japanese Flower Vase

JPY ¥60,000

This Japanese vase is the work of Toshito Nakamura, known as one of the top artists of Kutani ware in fine detailed color painting.

His famous work featuring sparrows is highly appreciated for its delicate and gentle line drawing with neutral colors and detailed design.

This inspires us to chirp birds, sway tree branches, and even smell the wind. The sparrow is believed to ward off bad luck and is a symbol of family prosperity and safety.

With this unique design, it will infuse a traditional and sophisticated atmosphere into your room. Display it as a home decoration piece or put flowers or greenery in it.

See more items from Toshito Nakamura's twin sparrow series.


  • Quantity: 1 Flower vase
  • Dimension : 9.5cm(3.7in) x 5.5cm(2.2in) x 11.5cm(4.5in)
  • Size of opening: D1.8cm(0.7in)
  • Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
  • Origin: Made in Japan

    Toshito Nakamura Twin Sparrows Series

    The sparrow is believed to ward off bad luck and is a symbol of family prosperity and safety.

    View this series

    About kutani ware

    Kutani ware is a type of pottery produced in the Kaga region of Ishikawa Prefecture and it has a history of over 350 years.
    It is characterized by the heavy brilliance of the five colors of green, yellow, red, purple, and navy blue that are applied to the bold and daring lines.
    Its long history has evolved through the tireless efforts and enthusiasm of people who have sought innovation while maintaining tradition.
    In the early 1700s, the Kutani kilns were closed, but about 80 years later they were opened and Kutani ware was revived.
    The beauty of the various styles and methods of painting is known as "Japan Kutani" and is highly regarded around the world.