Kutani Kinsai

Yuri-kinsai (underglaze gold) is a technique to decorate with gold leaf, and then clear glaze is applied over it.
The glossy texture of the glaze and the glittering gold leaf create a gorgeous look.
To begin with, gold leaf is a very thin material that is difficult to handle. The work flawlessly decorated with a material like gold leaf reveals extraordinary skills of the artisan.