Hozan Kiln Red Autumn Leaves Kyo Ware Chopstick Rest Set
This is a set of chopstick rests depicting maple leaves that have turned red, created by Hozan Kiln of Kyo ware. The deep red color, reminiscent of wine red, is complemented by hand-painted gold lines, resulting in a chic impression. This design is recommended as an accent for a calm and autumnal table setting.
Boasting a sleek and seamless surface, these ceramic chopstick rests serve as a quintessential addition to your daily dining experience. Effortless to maintain, their pristine condition is easily preserved, ensuring lasting elegance and hygiene. Harmoniously blending with an extensive variety of tableware, they introduce a touch of sophistication to any dining ensemble.
These chopsticks are packaged in a beautiful purple paper box, making them a splendid choice whether you’re treating yourself or selecting an exquisite present for a special occasion, ensuring they bring joy to any recipient.
Hozan kiln was founded in 1951, and the current owner, Yoshitsugu Kato, is the third generation. The kiln's specialty is chopstick rests delicately decorated with seasonal motifs. While respecting the traditions of Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware, the kiln continues to produce dishes that meet the needs of customers and can be used for a long time.
- Quantity: 5 pcs
- Dimension: W 4.5 cm(1.7 in) x L 5 cm (2 in) x H 1 cm (0.4 in)
- Material: Stoneware - Kyo ware
Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Hozan Kiln
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ABOUT KYOTO HOZAN KILN
The history of Hozan Kiln dates back to 1951, when it was established as Kato Yukichi Seisakusho (Kato Yukichi Factory), but it changed its kiln name to Hozan Kiln and the current owner, Kato Yoshitsugu, is the third generation. The main focus is on painting with underglaze enameling technique, Gosu, and is particularly good at net painting tableware and delicately painted chopstick rests decorated with seasonal motifs.
The kiln continues to produce pottery that meets the needs of customers and can be used for a long time, while respecting the traditions of Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware.
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.