Fuji and Sakura Kutani Japanese Teacup Pair
A pair of Japanese cups features Mt. Fuji Fuji and cherry blossoms with the falling petals, one of the most popular Japanese motifs, in the golden sky. The unique texture of the pottery provides a wonderful tactile feel that is perfectly balanced with the beautiful design.
The texture of the cup made by potter's wheel is comfortable and fits in the hand perfectly.
The cup compliments any space and lends an air of style and sophistication merely by placing it on a table.
It is an exquisite piece suitable for daily use or when entertaining guests, and as a special gift for your loved one.
- Quantity: 2 cups
- Dimension: [Bigger cup]7.5cm×(2.95in) H8cm(3.14in)
- [smaller cup]7.2cm(2.8in) ×7.1cm(2.8in)
- Capacity: [Bigger cup]240ml(8.1oz)[smaller cup]170ml(5.7oz)
- Material: Pottery - Kutani ware
- Brand: Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
- Origin: Made in Japan
Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda, a traditional craftsman, has been awarded many prizes in successive art exhibitions and is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad. He has mastered the techniques of various traditional Kutani porcelain styles such as Akae, Yoshidaya and Ko-kutani, and has a wide range of skills in the art of Kutani ware. From beautiful natural scenery to living creatures in motion, he captures them in the style of Japanese paintings with a delicate touch. Please feel the art piece created by applying Kutani colors to the beautiful porcelain.
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.