Ash Ring Shigaraki Ware Ikebana Flower Vase
This Shigaraki ware vase has a distinctive ring shape. It is suitable for "Ikebana", a Japanese floral arrangement in which flowers are held in place by a Kenzan(flower frog) or floral-foam. Ikebana is also called "Kado".
The basic form of Ikebana is Kenzan is placed in the vase with water, flowering plants and branches of trees are secured on it, and the length and shapes are adjusted with scissors.
This vase has a rustic charm with slightly rough texture that conveys the warmth of the clay. The striking design, full of traditional atmosphere, makes this vase an easy yet authentic way to enjoy Ikebana.
It is a width of 27cm(10.6in), a depth of 10cm(3.9in) and a height of 23.5cm(9.3in).
With this beautiful design, it will infuse a serene and sophisticated atmosphere into your interior space. Simply display this as a home-accent piece, or fill them with flowers or greenery. This flower vase will be a great addition to your home decor.
Shigaraki ware is a Japanese stoneware produced in the area around the town of Shigaraki, Koga City, Shiga Prefecture. It is characterized by its rough, fire-resistant clay, and is made by mixing and kneading together several raw materials with clay from the bottom layer of Lake Biwa.
Shigaraki ware is a great choice for Japanese style flower vases. It is loved in the world of tea ceremony as they enhance the colors of flowers and greens and make them look more beautiful, bringing an air of liveliness to your living space.
- Dimension: W27cm(10.6in) x D10cm(3.9in) x H23.5cm(9.3in)
- Material: Stoneware - Shigaraki ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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For three generations since its establishment in 1925, Marui Ceramics has continued to make products that fit the lifestyle of the times, such as hibachi, mailboxes, flowerpots, vases, and tiles, etc. The old-fashioned wood-fired kiln of the time when the company was founded, the climbing kiln, still remains at Marui Ceramics.
All of the Shigaraki Ware handled by MUSUBI KILN is produced by Marui Ceramics.
About Shigaraki Ware
"Wabi-Sabi Japanese Pottery"
Shigaraki Ware is a ceramic ware made in the Shigaraki Town area of Shiga Prefecture in Japan, and is one of the “Rokkoyo” –the six oldest kilns in Japan. The warm scarlet color of the Shigaraki Ware is characterized by its thick, fire-resistant clay that has a firm texture, which has a high affinity with the color of plants, and is loved as flower vases and tea ware.
It is one of Japan's representative ceramic art forms where you can feel the natural form of the clay.