Kousai Kiln Checkered Pattern Hasami Donburi Bowl M
This is an easy-to-use sized Donburi bowl with checkered pattern. Different patterns, such as hemp leaf pattern and "Seigaiha (wave pattern)" are drawn, and all of them are continuous patterns, which have a congratulatory meaning that good things will continue forever.
Suitable for rice bowl recipes using about 1 cups (1 gou) of rice. This size could be recognized as regular size for one serving in US. It can be used for various kinds of Donburi Rice such as Katsudon, Gyudon, Oyakodon, Kaisendon, etc.
The deep shape also makes it suitable for noodles with soup, such as udon and soba.
It is created by the potter's wheel and the rough texture of the clay feel comfortable in the hand. The combination of the "Yakishime" and the glazed part, which changes its expression depending on the firing process, creates a unique charm.
Kousai Kiln is owned by Hirohiko Umeno, a potter engaged in stoneware making in Hasami-cho, Nagasaki Prefecture. He trained at a Kiyomizu Ware kiln in Kyoto City and opened his own kiln in Mt. Nakao in 1991. He produces unique stoneware based on handmade and hand-painted techniques.
His works are stoneware using the "Yakishime" technique, firing unglazed pottery fired at a high temperature, in combination with Kiyomizu Ware's painting. The unique motifs of the paintings, such as depictions of plants like flowers and grapes, and animals like cats and rabbits, make it fun to choose from a wide variety of pieces.
- Dimension: D15.8cm(6.2in) x H9.6cm(3.6in)
- Capacity: 500ml(16.9oz)
- Main Usage: Donburi rice, Udon noodles and Soba noodles
- Material: Stoneware
- Origin: Made in Japan - Hasami Ware
- Brand: Kousai Kiln
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Kousai Kiln is owned by Mr. Hirohiko Umeno, a potter engaged in pottery making in Hasami-cho, Nagasaki Prefecture. He trained at a Kiyomizu ware kiln in Kyoto City and opened his own kiln in Mt. Nakao in 1991. He produces unique pottery based on handmade and hand-painted techniques. Combining Shigaraki style "Yakishime(high-fired unglazed ceramics)" and traditional "Some-nishiki", his unique style is popular for its fusion of stoneware, which is relatively rare for Hasami ware, and the elegance of Kyo ware style. The unique motifs of the pottery, such as depictions of plants like flowers and grapes, and animals like cats and rabbits, make it fun to choose from a wide variety of pieces.View Kousai Kiln Items
About HASAMI ware
Hasami ware is a type of pottery produced in the vicinity of Hasami-cho, located in the north central part of Nagasaki Prefecture, with a history of over 400 years. One of the characteristics of Hasami ware is that there is no fixed technique, so it is possible to make pottery that fits the times. For this reason, Hasami ware comes in a variety of shapes, both large and small, and has a rich variety of designs. Because of the variety of expressions, Hasami ware is loved by people of all ages and genders.