Bizan Kiln Yoshidaya Sakura and Bird Kutani Japanese Rice Bowl
This Japanese rice bowl features a bird with Sakura on the warm yellow glaze drawn in Yoshida-ya style, giving a comforting elegant atmosphere to your dining table. Kutani ware uses a brush for painting with Japanese coloring paint, as you can see the painted bird and flowers are slightly thickened and standing out.
The shape made on the potter's wheel is comfortable in the hand. This rice bowl is an excellent choice for daily use at the dining table. Also, the gorgeous design makes it perfect for use at festive occasions.
Kutani Ware is recognized around the world as "Japan Kutani" and has been renowned for its quality. The charm of Kutani ware lies in its unique layered colors (red, green, yellow, purple, and navy blue), which give the porcelain a sense of dignity. The traditional craft of Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, which boasts a history and tradition of about 360 years, adds vivid color to everyday life.
- Dimension: D11.8cm(4.6in) x H6cm(2.4in)
- Material: Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan - Kutani ware
- Brand: Bizan Kiln
Yoshidaya Style, which is one of the most famous traditional style of Kutani Ware, was first created by Yoshidaya Denemon in 1824. The four basic colors that are used within this plate are yellow, green, and aubergine. This style restored the painting style of Aote Ko-kutani. Yoshidaya painted the surface of the plate completely using only the 4 colors, yellow, green, dark blue and purple and never red.
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.