Akae Dragon Kutani Deep Plate
This Japanese bowl features a Japanese dragon, painted by a Kutani ware artist, Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda. The size is suitable as a serving bowl.
Dragons are believed to bring good fortune to all kinds of things, such as family happiness, better luck at work, more money, and better relationships.
It's a great gift for people who values creative crafts work. Or you may simply use it as a beautiful decoration for your home.
- Dimension: 24.5cm(9.64in) x H5cm(1.96in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda, a traditional craftsman, has been awarded many prizes in successive art exhibitions and is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad. He has mastered the techniques of various traditional Kutani porcelain styles such as Akae, Yoshidaya and Ko-kutani, and has a wide range of skills in the art of Kutani ware. The design works are fascinating. From beautiful natural scenery to living creatures in motion, he captures them in the style of Japanese paintings with a delicate touch. Please feel the art created by applying Kutani colors to the delicate bone drawings.
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.