Soryu Kiln Celadon Tobikanna Kiyomizu Ware Sauce Plate

JPY ¥6,300

Only 12 pieces in stock!

Celadon often being used in large porcelain for artistic purposes, but this is a charming sauce plate that can fit in your palm. The rim exposes the outlines of the red clay, an exquisite balance between the elegance of emerald celadon and the rustic red soil. The base is of brown color and unglazed, once held in your hand you can enjoy both the glazed smooth surface and the clay texture of rustic brown. 

A combination of a century old tradition of Kyoto Celadon pottery, and the folk craft of Kyushu Koishikawara ware, Soryu Kiln was founded by husband and wife Soryu and Madoka Wanami in 2015. They’re signature style is the blend of turquoise blue of celadon glaze, with the heartwarming hand craft of chattering of geometric patterns. The prestige and auspicious emerald glare, in the scenes of your everyday tableware.

The turquoise glare is achieved through the meticulous process of kneading the kiln’s house blended pigment and seed of celadon into the clay. The celadon seed illuminates into this unique heartwarming blue once cooked in the kiln.

The sauce plate is the smallest of the Soryu Kiln's series, and perhaps the most dexter in skill. The grooves made by Tobikanna is very fine, and forms a spiral. One can enjoy the lighter glare of celadon and the darker shades made by the grooves. This is can be used for any of your small appetizers, or simply for your sauce. 


  • Dimension: D8cm(3.1in) x H1.2cm(0.5in)
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Kyo Kiyomizu Ware
  • Brand: Soryu Kiln


Soryu Kiln is a Kyo ware kiln highly skilled in the art of celadon porcelain, combining the techniques of Koishiwara ware of Fukuoka prefecture. It is unique in design where shades of blue of the celadon ware are emphasized by the grooves made by carving out continuous geometric patterns by a skill called “Tobikanna” (Chattering Pottery). The emerged style is a combination of the nobility of traditional celadon ware, and the tobikanna technique of folk craft.

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ABOUT Kyo Ware and Kiyomizu Ware

"Emblematic Pottery Flourishes in the Old Capital of Japan"

Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware is one of Kyoto's representative crafts. Its a traditional craft designated by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, named Kyo-yaki or Kiyomizu-yaki in Japanese.

There is no specific style, and all pottery techniques from various regions of Japan are used. Another characteristic of Kyo ware is that all processes, such as pottery wheel turning and painting, are done by hand. With a history that has developed along with traditional culture, Kyo ware is characterized by delicate painting and excellent modeling skills, resulting in ceramics of great elegance and highly pictorial qualities. Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware were designated as traditional crafts by the Japanese government in 1977 and are very popular for its artistic quality.

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