Chibu Kutani Cutlery Rest
This beautiful cutlery rest is decorated with a traditional clematis pattern. Each piece is decorated with "Aochibu / Shirochibu", which is a painting technique that began in the Taisho era, and each one is covered with small dots.
This elegant pattern will definitely be a great accent for your table.
It is a perfect item for everyday use, for entertaining guests, and as a gift for loved ones.
- Quantity: 1 piece
- Dimension: 8.5cm(3.34in) x 2.7cm(1.06in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Soukyu Kiln
Soukyu Kiln is a pottery of Kutani ware in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
A Kiln artist Chie Sakurai and her husband produce these cute works in Soukyu Kiln. She inherited traditional Kutani Gosai (5 colors), Red, Yellow, Green, Purple, and Deep Blue and makes cute and unique design for modern lifestyle.
Everyone cannot stop saying “How cute!” to the Kutani plates of Soukyu Kiln. Beautiful and cute tableware have got attention.
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.