Akae Red Phoenix Kutani Oval Bowl

JPY ¥66,700

Only 3 pieces in stock!

Premium kutani bowl with a drawing of a graceful phoenix in red and gold on a durable porcelain base. It is a piece made by Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda. Detailed figures drawn in red and added golden decorations are characteristic of this Iidaya and Akae style. The phoenix is famous as a symbol of immortality and it is said to bring love and happiness.

The size is suitable for serving appetizers, salad, and side dishes such as sunomono(vinegared food) and nimono(simmered food) for 2 to 4 person.

It is a perfect gift for your friends and family who love Japanese art and culture. This piece of art will bring your dining table an authentic Japanese atmosphere.


  • Dimension: 21.5cm×(8.5in) ×25.5cm(10in) H7cm(2.8in)
  • Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
  • Brand: Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
  • Origin: Made in Japan


Iidaya/Akae Style

Detailed figures drawn in red, fine patterns for the rim and some added golden ornaments are characteristic of this style. The detailed drawings in the Iidaya/Akae style are truly remarkable.

Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda

Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda, a designated 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. 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 piece created by applying Kutani colors to the beautiful porcelain.

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.