Chie Sakurai Hamorebi Kutani Round Plate 5.5inch
This nature-themed Japanese plate from a series of “Hamorebi”, meaning sunlight leaking through the leaves, is hand-painted by female artisan Ms. Chie Sakurai.
Each piece is hand-painted by brush, using Japanese coloring paint which is one of the remarkable features of Kutani ware, as you can see the painted part is slightly thickened.
It can be used as a serving small dessert, fruits, cheese or nuts. This beautiful plate with colorful leaves adds you the joyful and pleasant atmosphere to your table setting.
See more plates in different sizes from a beautiful "Hamorebi" series by Ms. Chie Sakurai.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D14cm(5.5in) x H2.5cm(0.98in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Chie Sakurai
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ABOUT CHIE SAKURAI
Chie Sakurai is a Kutani Ware artist working at Soukyu Kiln. She is known for creating a wide range of works, from familiar patterns of plants and animals to patterns incorporating traditional patterns.
In order to give a soft atmosphere to her works, she takes the time and effort to create her pieces from underglaze painting to overglaze painting, which is rare among Kutani Ware artists. Her works are both unique and accessible for everyday use, and are sure to touch the hearts of all who see it.
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.