Kinsai Rabbit and Moon Kutani Sake Set
This sake set features golden moon and rabbit, which are known as a symbol of autumn in Japan. It is decorated with "Kinsai", one of the iconic signatures 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 raised texture and the natural color of stoneware are created by handiwork, giving a unique and artistic impression. It feels relaxing and soft to your mouth, bringing out the rich yet delicate taste of Sake.
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- Quantity: 1 sake carafe and 2 cups
- Dimension: Cup D7cm(2.8in) x H3.5cm(1.4in)
- Capacity: Carafe 320ml(10.8oz), Cup 45ml(1.5oz)
- 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.
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.
A Very Beautiful Sake Set
Wonderful! Beautiful and elegant Sake Set. Very fine craftsmanship.
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