Hirota Arare Pattern Edo Glass Round Plate
This plate features a design reminiscent of plum blossoms in the center of a shimmering bumpy dot pattern, called "Arare".
The size is perfect for serving appetizers, side dishes, deserts or fruits. It is especially recommended for serving cold food, as it allows the cool atmosphere of the glass to shine through.
This piece is recommended as a gift or for home use.
The "Arare" pattern refers to the design used in cast iron kettle etc, in which large and small dots are lined up in rows. It is a simple and beautiful pattern of dots lined up in rows, and has long been loved in Japan.
However, expressing this pattern in glass required a high level of technical skill. During the mid-Edo period (1603-1867), pressed glass with patterns of bumpy dot was imported from overseas to Japan, but it was produced with a great deal of industrial technique and craftsmanship.
As Japanese glass technology improved with the times, the bumpy dot pattern was arranged with a Japanese flavor, and Japanese pressed glass, more clearly engraved than blown glass, became more durable and was produced in greater quantities due to high demand.
Hirota Glass is one of the oldest glass makers in Tokyo, founded in 1899. Based on the data of designs handed down to the company since its foundation, Hirota Glass has continued to produce a series of products that harmonize with contemporary home décor, while inheriting the traditional techniques of Japanese glassblowing and Edo Kiriko.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D15.8cm(6.2in)×H2.8cm(1.1in)
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Hirota Glass
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ABOUT HIROTA EDO GLASS
Hirota Glass is one of the oldest glass makers in Tokyo, founded in 1899. Based on the data of designs handed down to the company since its foundation, Hirota Glass has continued to produce a series of products that harmonize with contemporary home décor, while inheriting the traditional techniques of Japanese glassblowing and Edo Kiriko.View more Hirota Edo Glass items
ABOUT EDO GLASS, EDO KIRIKO
Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is also a center of craftsmanship. Among them, Edo Glass and Edo Kiriko are traditional Japanese Glassware that have been handed down for about 200 years in Edo City, the old name for the central area of Tokyo.These beautifully shining glasswares have been refined in Japan's largest consumer city, carrying on the good old Japanese tradition into the modern age.View more Edo Kiriko & Edo Glass
Hirota Edo Glass review
The Hirita Edo glass is beautifully made and the right size for deserts especially Kakigouri. I am looking forward to getting a lot of use from them.
Thank you so much for your wonderful comment! It's definitely the perfect plate for Summer! We hope you will enjoy your Kakigouri time with the plate a lot, and we're looking forward to your next visit.
Scintillating is right!
We bought this charming plate in the milky white for summer, and the yellow for Autumn. It’s the special arrangement of dots that really elevate this piece to another level for me; they truly do a sort of spiral cascade dance depending on the angle you look at the plate. The smooth surface is an added bonus, making it ideal even for serving creamy dessert. Impressively elegant craftsmanship worth every penny. Thanks, Musubi!
Thanks so much for your wonderful comment! We are sure that they will be so suitable for the upcoming season. We hope the plate makes your days a little more special!