MERU Flamenco Modern Mino Ware Plate 9.8in

JPY ¥10,200

Only 4 pieces in stock!

This yellow stoneware plate is eye-catching. The bumpy surface is unique to stoneware which has a rustic, warm, and chunky texture. The brown glazed rim enhances the vividness of the yellow color. 

in size is the perfect for a main plate for one person. It can also be served as a salad or appetizer for 2-3 people.

Flamenco is a series born from an exploration of "color". The characteristic yellow hue is warm with a slight reddish tinge, which is described as "Yamabuki Iro" in Japanese. The name "Yamabuki Iro" comes from the "Yamabuki"(Japanese kerria), which has lovely yellow flowers in spring.

It took more than a year to find a kiln that could produce the ideal color, and by using stoneware instead of porcelain, a beautiful warm color with a rustic feel was achieved. The texture of the earthenware, the slightly iron-powdered look, and the caramel-colored outer rims, which serves as a point of reference, combine to create a unique color.

This "Flamenco" series has an emotional appeal that evokes the scenery of the mountain trail full of warm yellow flowers reflecting the sunlight. 

The Framenco series is also available in other sizes and shapes.

MERU was launched in 2022 as a new brand of Mino ware, known as the number one stoneware production area in Japan.
MERU's tableware is suitable for professional use, and while it has the colors and shapes of traditional Japanese tableware underneath, it is simple and modern, suitable for all kinds of food.


  • Quantity: 1
  • DimensionD25cm(9.8in) x H1.8cm(0.7in)
  • Material: Stoneware - Mino ware
  • Origin: Made in Japan
  • Brand: MERU


Marukuni Ito is a ceramics wholesaler that has supported the Mino ware market share for over 70 years. The contemporary Mino ware brand MERU, produced by Marukuni Ito in 2022, is the finest tableware, a crystallization of the joy of handicraft and the pride of craftsmanship, which makes the most of the skills and characteristics of each Mino ware craftsman.

About mino ware

Mino ware is a type of pottery in which many colors and designs have been created to suit the times and people's tastes. Therefore, Mino ware has a variety of techniques and diverse looks and textures.
Mino ware is made using the soil of Gifu Prefecture, known as Japan's largest producer of pottery, and is easily blended into our daily life. The diverse designs and styles of Mino ware, which have changed their shapes to suit the trends of the times and people's lifestyles, are the most attractive and unique of all pottery.

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It’s colouration, modernity, light, low density for a earthen ware yet high strength; the equivalent of borosilicate glass in my opinion.



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