Akae Kutani Round Plate Set
This Japanese plate set can be used as a multi-purpose plate, serving any dish individually. By putting the same beautiful plates on the table, the Japanese table setting will look more elegant and well-thought.
Detailed figures drawn in red, fine patterns for the rim and some added golden ornaments are characteristic of this style. The detailed drawings in the Iidaya/Akae style are truly remarkable.
This elaborate plate is a perfect pairing with modern and stylish bowls and chopsticks from Yamanaka lacquer ware, which brings out the artistic and traditional taste of the item.
- Quantity: 5 plates
- Dimension: D15.5cm(6.1in) x H3cm(1.2in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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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.