Kinsai Kutani Chopstick Rest Set
This 5 chopstick rests set is decorated with "Kinsai", one of the iconic signiture of Kutani ware. The brightening gold is created by artisan works, using the gold leaf(Kinpaku), which is known as a special product of Ishikawa prefecture in Japan.
The gold leaf pattern creates a different expression for each piece of work, and it gives off a gorgeous look.
It is a perfect item for everyday use, for entertaining guests, and as a gift for loved ones.
Pair this with chopsticks from our Kutani ware collection for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Quantity: 5 pcs
- Dimension: 7.1cm(2.8in) x 3.7cm(1.5in) x 0.8cm(0.3in)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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.