Yoshita Kasho Water Stream Maki-e Glass Rectangle Plate
Meticulously handcrafted by adept artisans, the Yoshita Kasho Maki-e glass rectangular plate is a paragon of exquisite craftsmanship, effortlessly uniting the peerless quality of glass with a pioneering technique. This involves the integration of hand-painted Maki-e, employing natural lacquer, harmoniously combined with the esteemed Kanazawa gold leaf, presenting a piece where finesse and tradition resonate in every detail.
This plate stands out with its unique design, featuring the "Ryusui" or water stream pattern, delicately accentuated with sprinkles of blue shells. Every plate, hand-painted and adorned, carries a distinctiveness, a testament to its handmade origin.
The belt of gold leaf beneath the glass lends it a sophisticated elegance, with an outer protective paint ensuring durability and safeguarding the intricate designs from scratches and wear. The smooth top surface retains a touch of artisanal waviness, and its grid-designed base ensures stability on tables.
Yoshita Kasho is a lacquer painting company in Ishikawa Prefecture, highly renowned in Japan and overseas for their tableware crafts using lacquer and innovative designs. The company's products are unique and modern, with lacquer applied to glassware made by the traditional Aomori craft of Tsugaru Vidro. Their designs employ glass, gold, silver and limpet shells, forever aspiring to explore unprecedented creations in lacquerware.
Expertly crafted using heat-resistant glass by Tsugaru Vidro from Aomori prefecture, this plate is a tribute to a long-standing tradition of exceptional glassware craftsmanship. Its generous size makes it versatile, suitable for serving appetizers, side dishes, and main courses. Beyond its functional appeal, it's a work of art, making it an excellent decorative piece.
Whether you're considering it for personal use or as a gift, it stands as a proud embodiment of Japanese artistic heritage and innovation.
- Dimension: L17.5cm(6.8in)xW22.5cm(8.8in)xH1.5cm(0.6in)
- Material: Glass
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Yoshita Kasho
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ABOUT YOSHITA KASHO
Yoshita Kasho runs a lacquer painting company in Ishikawa Prefecture, highly renowned in Japan for their tableware crafts using lacquer and innovative designs. Their products are unique and modern in their application of lacquer painting on glassware. Their designs employ glass, gold, silver and limpet shells, forever aspiring to explore unprecedented creations in lacquerware.View Collection
about yamanaka lacquerware
Yamanaka lacquerware is produced in the Yamanaka Onsen area of Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture, and has a history of about 400 years.
The traditional techniques of Yamanaka lacquerware were highly evaluated and became known throughout Japan, despite a period of temporary interruption.
It is characterized by the use of wood grain patterns to express a natural texture, and is made with great attention to detail.
It was designated as a traditional craft by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in 1975.