Utsutsu Kiln Wind's Path Kutani Mug
This beautiful Japanese mug has a refreshing and clean atmosphere that makes you feel like the wind is passing by. It is made by Utsutsu kiln, one of the Kutani ware kilns famous for its exotic and elaborate drawings.
The pattern of flowers drawn in blue-green-yellow-red on the turquoise ground makes you imagine a landscape like an underwater flower or a flower blooming on the shore of a pond. A gorgeous champagne gold glaze on the inside.
Pour your favorite tea or freshly ground coffee into the cup. It is a mug that makes you feel a little luxurious with handmade warmth.
Highly recommended to pair this with a bowl or a plate from the same series.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 9cm(3.54in) x 9cm(3.54in) x H8.5cm(3.34in)
- Capacity: approx. 300ml(10.1oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Utsutsu kiln
- Note: Colors may vary slightly depending on the degree of glaze mixing. Please refer to other Wind's Path series.
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ABOUT UTSUTSU KILN
The Utsutsu kiln was established by Inazumi Kakoku, who originally studied painting, located in the valley of Kanazawa City where rich in nature.
Her passion for expressing the world of painting in even pottery is reflected in her works. For her, Creation is to give form to something not yet existing in this world.
The Utsutsu Kiln is the place where her illusions and imaginations become visible.
Individuality created by complete handcrafting
In the Utsutsu kiln, every process is done by hand. In the words of Inazumi Kakoku, "The difference between human handwork and mechanical products is the sense of respiration shown in the objects.
” As she says, we can feel a sense of human warmth in Utsutsu Kiln's works. Each piece is handmade one by one, so no two pieces are the same, and even the same shape or design may be slightly different. This is one of the beauties of handmade products, and it makes us feel more attached to them as each piece is unique and original.
Wind's Path Series
This series is inspired by the pleasant breeze that shimmers through the trees over the flowers when walking along the path in the forest, or the moment when one inhales the fragrance of fresh green. The blue background is glazed multiple layers with a matte texture, which gives the work the touch of a watercolor painting.View this series
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.