Hanazume Kutani Cup and Saucer
This coffee cup combines the warmth of the handcrafted stoneware with a beautiful Hanazume style, meaning filled with flowers, one of the most notable design of Kutani ware which has been handed down from the Taisho period (1912–26).
The shape is crafted by potter's wheel and you can feel the warmth and comfort to hold it in your hand.
The plate is large enough to put one or two cookies or other standard confectionaries on.
The cup compliments any space and lends an air of artistic style and sophistication simply by placing it on a table. It is an exquisite piece suitable for daily use or when entertaining guests.
See more items from our Hanazume Kutani collection for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Quantity: Set includes 1 cup and 1 plate
- Dimension: Cup D8.6cm(3.4in) H6.7cm(2.6in)
- Capacity: 150ml(5oz)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
Hanazume is a traditional technique of Kutani Ware. This style was introduced in 1913 by Shiro Mizuta, a skillful craftsman in Kanazawa. A flower decoration covers the entire surface, and outlines are painted in gold. This style is representative of gorgeous Kutani-ware.
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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.
Beautiful cup and saucer
I recently purchased two Hanazume Kutani cups and saucers for my daughter and her husband as Christmas presents. They are so beautiul, and my daughter really loves them. Thank you for such amazing work!
We are so grateful for your kind words.It means so much to us. Learning about the pleasant experience you had with our item was really confidence-boosting. We are sure that you will also love other Hanazume items :)