Peony Kutani Round Plate Set
This Japanese plate set features a peony painting drawn on a gray stoneware.
The bright blue, yellow, and green of Kutani ware color shine in the gray base color that gives a simple and modern impression, creating a beautiful contrast.
With a diameter of 15 cm (5.9 in), it is perfect as an extra plate for the main dish, side dish or dessert.
This will be a great gift for your loved one who might be interested in the world of traditional Japanese artwork.
- Quantity : 5 plates
- Dimension: D15cm(5.9in) x H3cm(1.2in)
- Material: Stoneware- Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
Yoshidaya Style, which is one of the most famous traditional style of Kutani Ware, was first created by Yoshidaya Denemon in 1824. The four basic colors that are used within this plate are yellow, green, and aubergine. This style restored the painting style of Aote Ko-kutani. Yoshidaya painted the surface of the plate completely using only the 4 colors, yellow, green, dark blue and purple and never red.
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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.
These are very artistic, beautiful small plates that go well with a variety of other tableware. I love the design and haptic of these items. Much recommended!
Thank you so much for your kind words and great photo! It's a very impressive Japanese table setting. Have fun using it with various kinds of tableware :)