Kinsai Black Glaze Kutani Japanese Flower Vase
This beautiful Japanese vase is made of gold leaf, of which Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture is said to produce 99% in Japan. It uses a technique called "Kinsai", one of the remarkable techniques of Kutani ware.
The collaboration of Kutani ware, a well-known traditional craft of Ishikawa Prefecture, and Kanazawa gold leaf creates an elegant and traditional atmosphere, making it a special art piece.
The way the gold leaf is applied by the artist differs from one to another, creating a unique design.
Each side is 5.7cm(2.2in) in length and 18.5cm (7.3in) in height.
With this unique design, it will infuse a traditional and sophisticated atmosphere into your room. Display it on their own as a home-accent piece or fill it with flowers or greenery. This Kutani porcelain vase will be a great addition to your home decoration.
- Dimension: 5.7cm(2.2in) x 5.7cm(2.2in) x H18.5cm(7.3in)
- Size of opening: 5cm(2in) x 5cm(2in)
- Material: Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan - Kutani ware
One of the most popular technique of Kutani Ware. Gold leaf applied to the surface creates a pattern that is unique to each piece, and produces a gorgeous and elegant brilliance.
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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.