Hanazume Kutani Mug Pair
This elegant coffee cup set is beautifully adorned by delicate Hanazume style, meaning filled with flowers, one of the most notable design of Kutani ware which has been handed down the Taisho period (1912–26).
Filled with colorful flowers all over the body with gold trimming, it has a timeless elegance and sophistication created by hand drawn technique; there are no two alike.
The size of 3.5 inch height is comfortable enough to drink a sufficient amount of drinks.
The cup with crimson flowers have a traditional atmosphere, while the one with blue and pink colored flowers are more modern and stylish. You can use it according to your mood, and it's always fun to share it with someone.
See more items from our Hanazume Kutani collection for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Quantity: 2 cups
- Dimension: D9.1cm(3.6in) H9.5cm(3.7in)
- Capacity: 300ml(10.1oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
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.
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.
Stunning level of craftsmanship and detail. A delight to use. The new pride of my kitchen.
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