Ko-Kutani Birds and Flowers Kutani Sake Set
This is a special sake set with a gorgeous and unique form decorated with the beautiful colors of Kutani. It is painted in a style called "Ko-Kutani" and allows you to enjoy the traditional colors and painting style of Kutani ware.
It comes with 1 sake carafe and 2 sake cups.
It is perfect for celebrating a special occasion with your family and friends. Great for New Year's Day, birthdays, moving parties and other events.
The smooth texture of porcelain feels relaxing and soft to your mouth, bringing out the rich yet delicate taste of Sake.
See more items from our Ko-Kutani collection for a more unified and sophisticated table setting.
- Quantity: 1 sake carafes and 2 sake cups.
- Dimension:Cup D6cm(2.4in) x H3.8cm(1.5in)
- Capacity: Carafe 320ml(10.8oz), Sake cup 35ml(1.2oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
Ko-Kutani is one of the most traditional style of Kutani Ware. Its characteristics are a mighty and lovely design and flowing hairline with five colors of paint (green, yellow, red, purple, dark blue). The style attracts by its dynamic subtle charm. This style prospered under the guidance of Morikage Kusumi, expert of the Kanoschool of Japanese painting.
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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.