Bitoen Ko-Kutani Rabbit Rectangle Plate
This rectangular plate depicts two rabbits and a stream of water in Ko-Kutani (old Kutani) style, one of the remarkable painting styles of Kutani ware.
All painted by hand, the bright colors on the white background create a beautiful contrast. The foot is also painted in green, showing the attention to detail.
The surface is wavy and has an elegant and calm design like the flow of water painted on the plate.
Perfect as sushi platter, sashimi platter, grilled fish platter or serving a variety of appetizers.
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- Dimension: 12cm(4.7in) x 34cm(13.4in) x H3cm(1.2in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Bitoen
To produce Kutani ware that is suitable for modern life and loved by people in Japan and abroad. This is the theme of Bitoen, which has a history of 100 years. It is their belief that Kutani patterns, with their depth and grandeur reminiscent of the Sea of Japan in winter, have both modernity and internationality. They offer warm and easy-to-use tableware for everyday use, modeled on the masterpieces that have colored Kutani's history, including Ko-Kutani, Yoshidaya, Ko-Sometsuke(blue and white porcelain), and Rosanjin.
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.