Bizan Kiln Yoshidaya Sakura and Bird Kutani Matcha Bowl Chawan
This Matcha bowl features a bird with Sakura on the warm yellow glaze drawn in Yoshida-ya style, giving a comforting elegant atmosphere to your tea time. 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 is crafted by potter's wheel and you can feel the warmth and comfort to hold it in your hand. The rich thickness keeps freshly brewed matcha warm and delicious for a long time.
With the traditional feel, this Japanese Matcha bowl will be your long-time favorite. Delivered in an original wooden box which makes it a perfect gift for your loved ones.
- Dimension: D11cm(4.3in) x H6.5cm(2.6in)
- Capacity: 300ml(10.1oz)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Bizan Kiln
- Notes: Special wooden box included
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.
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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.
Just arrived I am using it for tea bags on counter.
The matcha bowl is far more beautiful in person that any of the pictures online can depict it; with it's embossed flowers and bird to the vibrant colors. It makes the matcha experience that much better!
Everything is beautiful from the packaging to the bowl itself. Such a special piece with lovely images, colors and shape.