Seikou Kiln Color Tiles Kutani Ochoko Sake Cup
This is a handmade sake cup features Japanese traditional tile pattern. Kutani ware uses a brush for painting with Japanese coloring paint, as you can see the painted bird is slightly thickened and standing out.
The smooth texture of porcelain feels relaxing and soft to your mouth, bringing out the rich yet delicate taste of Sake.
We also have Color Tiles Kutani Sake Cylinder to match this sake cup. You can also see more items from our Kutani ware collection to create traditional meets modern table setting.
- Dimension: D5.5cm(2.2in) x H5.3cm(2in)
- Capacity: 45ml(1.5oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Seikou Kiln
Ko-Kutani is one of the most traditional style of Kutani Ware. It’s characteristics are a mighty and lovely design and flowing hairline with five colours of paint (green, yellow, red, purple, dark blue). The style attracts by its dynamic subtle charm. This style prospered under the guidance of Morikage Kusumi, expert of the Kanoschool of Japanese painting.
Seikou Kiln Tile Series
Tile is one of the most traditional patterns in the Ko-Kutani style of Kutani ware, painted in five colors (green, yellow, red, purple, and navy blue) with a bold and lovely design and a dynamic and delicate charm.
ABOUT SEIKOU KILN
In early Taisho era, (about 100 years ago) Seikou Kiln opened its kiln in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
Seikou Kiln researched Japanese overglaze paint for Kutani for years. Finally, they realized the product with high quality like hand paint by printing paper. Transparency of glassy glaze and thick overglaze paint are as same quality as hand paint work.
“Expression which inherits Ko Kutani by using Japanese overglaze paint.”
“Consistent with improving quality of Kutani ware as a craft.”
“Offer unique elegance of Kutani ware in reasonable price which is acceptable for market.”
These 3 are principles of Seikou porcelain. With their as high quality as hand paint, Seikou tells attractiveness of Kutani ware to modern life. They won many awards such as at “Charming Japanese Souvenir Contest” by Japan Tourism Agency or at “Gourmet & Dining Style Show.
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.