Kokuzou Kiln Turkish Blue Graze pattern Guinomi Sake Cup
This is a beautiful bright Turkish blue Japanese sake cup. The patterns carved into the sides of the vessel fit comfortably in the hand.
Made by Kokuzou kiln, known for the gentle and warm stoneware with beautiful colors and elegant design, which tries to create everyday's tableware into something more special.
This series was completed over a full year from the desire to create the original beautiful Turkish blue tablewares of the Kokuzo kiln.
By continuing to take on challenges despite repeated failures, this vibrant color and elegant matte texture were completed.
Highly recommended to pair this with the sake carafe from our Kokuzou Kiln Turkish blue collection.
- Dimension: D6cm(2.36in) x H6cm(2.36in)
- Capacity: 50ml(1.7oz)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Kokuzou Kiln
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ABOUT KOKUZOU KILN
Their atelier is located at the foot of the historic Kokuzo mountain in the traditional land of Kutani.
It requires about three weeks to make a tableware out of clay through multiple processes. They spare no effort in their work, paying great attention to every detail.
Unlike manufactured products, each piece of tableware is handmade and sold in an integrated process, so that the warmth of the earth and the heart of the craftsman reside in each piece.
"Warmth of handmade pottery"
The Kokuzou Kiln uses the traditional techniques of Kutani ware to make a modern and new style of Kutani ware.
Their products are exclusively handcrafted and hand-painted, characterized by unique shapes, innovative and colorful designs.
The core of the brand's manufacturing is to create products that are pleasing to the eye, enjoyable to use, and whose presence enriches people's lives. They are committed to manufacturing with the belief that their pottery will be close to their customers and bring color and comfort to their daily lives and dining tables.
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.
Bought this with the matching carafe and I’m very happy with it. Beautiful shade of blue, nice detailing, great quality, and like the size of it.
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