Kousai Kutani Owl Figurine
This Kutani ware owl figurine has a modern and refreshing impression with its light green color. The round design and humorous expression of the owl are adorable, and the painting done by hand one by one by craftsmen is full of warmth.
In Japan, the owl has long been considered a bird of good omen for prosperity in business.
It is also appreciated as a god of learning and a bird of longevity.
It is also regarded as the god of wisdom in Europe and a bird that brings happiness in China.
Owl figurines are said to bring good luck when placed in places where people gather a lot, for example, in the living room or entryway.
This is a great gift for people who love Japanese culture and art.
- Dimension: 11.5cm(4.5in) x 11.5cm(4.5in) x H12.5cm(4.9in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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ABOUT YONEDA YUZAN KILN
For over 60 years, the Yoneda Yuzan Kiln has been offering beautiful decorative figurines. The tradition of Kutani ware is still present in their works, with a painting technique called "mori-e" that resembles slip trailing applied to each piece.
The objective behind these beautiful figurines is to bring good luck and prosperity to businesses and families, while providing them with comfort and harmony at home.
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.