Bizan Kiln Sakura Rough-Hewn Kutani Mug
The warmth of this Japanese stoneware mug combined with an elegant lovely cherry blossoms(sakura) painting imparts a rare and luxurious quality.
Sakura has symbolic meanings of "spiritual beauty," "elegance," and "excellent education." This Japanese mug can be a perfect gift for your loved one or to yourself.
The raised texture of the mug is comfortable and fits in the hand perfectly. The gradient pattern created by baking at high temperatures is a graceful combination of nature and art.
It compliments any space and lends an air of style and sophistication simply by placing it on a table. It is an exquisite piece suitable for daily use or when entertaining guests.
We also have the same mug with a hydrangea painting, so see more items from our Kutani Mug collection.
- Quantity: 1 cup
- Dimension: D8.3cm(3.26in) x H9.8cm(3.85in)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Bizan Kiln
ABOUT BIZAN KILN
Bizan Kiln was established in the late Meiji period as a Kutani ware painting kiln.
They have been a famous kiln that has continued to be loved by people by incorporating the trend of the times into their traditional style.
Their works are painted based on the Kutani Gosai (five colors of Kutani), which has been handed down for 360 years, and the tradition matches the modern life, making it enjoyable to use.
Bizan Kiln will continue to be loved by people who inherit the tradition of Kutani ware.
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.