Bizan Kiln White Rabbit Kutani Teacup
This lovely Japanese teacup features a rabbit playing around with flowers. The rabbit is a symbol of progress in Japan, as it always moves forward. Kutani ware uses a brush for painting with Japanese coloring paint, as you can see the painted part is slightly thickened.
The shape is crafted by potter's wheel and you can feel the warmth and comfort to hold it in your hand. Not only drinking tea or coffee, it is also perfect for use in soups, yogurt, ice cream and many other dishes.
This cup is also available in several patterns such as pigeon, cat, turtle, dragon, elephant, goldfish and pig.
- Dimension: D8cm(3.14in) x H7cm(2.75in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Bizan Kiln
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ABOUT BIZAN KILN
Bizan Kiln was established in the late Meiji period as a Kutani ware painting kiln.
They have been a famous kiln that has continued to be loved by people by incorporating the trend of the times into their traditional style.
Their works are painted based on the Kutani Gosai (five colors of Kutani), which has been handed down for 360 years, and the tradition matches the modern life, making it enjoyable to use.
Bizan Kiln will continue to be loved by people who inherit the tradition of Kutani ware.
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.
White Rabbit Kutani Cup
I love this cup! I don’t plan to use it often as I bought it mainly for display purposes, but it is just gorgeous to look at. I was enchanted the moment I saw it and it fits in so perfectly with my other rabbit themed cups in my curio cabinet.
This review made our day! We are so grateful for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon!