Blue Glaze Kutani Round Plate
This is the unique round deep plate handcrafted using a technique called “Yusai" to manipulate the glaze. The gradation color of blue, green and yellow looks as stunning as a piece of art. Each piece has a unique signature of its own and no two pieces are identical; this is the beauty of handmade pottery.
It is perfect for serving snacks and fruits, and it also works well as an interior decorative item. With the classy and noble appearance, this plate will be your long-time favorite as well as a great gift to your friends.
- Dimension: D21.8cm(8.58in)
- Material: Pottery - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Note: Limited edition as it is very difficult to manufacture.
A method of painting and filling an entire vessel with five colors of glaze (red, green, yellow, purple, and dark blue) in a manner like glazing.
By applying two or more glazes in layers, it is possible to enjoy the gradual change of color. It is characterized by elegant and vivid patterns.
While the Yusai Style is modeled after the traditional Kutani ware, it has a modern style in terms of both form and color in the pursuit of color.
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.