Art Styles of the Past IIdaya Akae Kutani Decorative Plate
This plate is one of the six in the "Art Styles of the Past" series. It showcases the unique design of Kutani ware in the Iidaya style.
The Iidaya style is renowned for its "Akae (red paintings)," focusing on meticulous drawing techniques and further adorned with gold accents, exuding an air of elegance.
In the central circular frame, various flowers and plants are depicted, and they are surrounded by graceful motifs such as butterflies and fans. The plate also features intricate traditional patterns, making it an exceptionally decorative piece.
The plate comes with a stand, allowing it to be displayed on a shelf or table. It is also suitable for use at special occasions.
Packaged in a wooden box, this plate makes an ideal gift for those who appreciate traditional crafts and interior décor.
- Dimension: [Plate] D21cm(8.3in) x H4cm(1.6in)/ [Stand]16.5cm(6.5in) x 10cm(3.9in) x H2.8cm(1.1in)
- Box Size: 23cm(9.1in) x 23cm(9.1in) x H5cm(2in)
- Material: Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan - Kutani ware
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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.