Soukyu Kiln Bream in Sakura-Shaped Kutani Sauce Plate
A Japanese small plate features a sea bream on the sakura-shaped sauce plate. A seam beam is believed to bring luck in Japan, so the motif is popularly used in celebratory events. This plate is a great gift as a way of saying "Thank you" or "Congratulations."
It is a perfect size for serving sauce or snacks like nuts and candies.
Also, you can put a small portion of food or relishes in, place it on a larger plate or into a bento box for a more stylish and sophisticated food presentation.
Each piece is uniquely hand-painted by a dedicated artisan of Kutani ware, making the texture of the plate warm and appealing. See more items from our Kutani ware collection to create traditional meets modern table setting.
- Dimension: D8.2cm(3.22in) x H1cm(0.39in)
- Material: Pottery - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
ABOUT SOUKYU KILN
Soukyu Kiln is a pottery of Kutani ware in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
A Kiln artist Chie Sakurai and her husband produce these cute works in Soukyu Kiln. She inherited traditional Kutani Gosai (5 colors), Red, Yellow, Green, Purple, and Deep Blue and makes cute and unique design for modern lifestyle.
Everyone cannot stop saying “How cute!” to the Kutani plates of Soukyu Kiln. Beautiful and cute tableware have got attention.
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.