Red Fuji and Crane Kutani Ware Flower Vase with Stand
Red Fuji (Aka-Fuji) in the center and a flock of cranes gracefully flying around it create an elegant vase.
Red Fuji refers to the phenomenon of Mt. Fuji turning red in the morning sun, mainly from late summer to early autumn. Because of its fleeting beauty, many painters and photographers have made it the subject of their work. Since Red Fuji is rarely seen, it is said that those who view it will be spared from disasters and have their wishes for prosperity come true.
The depth of the painting is unique to Kutani ware. It is as if you are looking at a landscape.
It makes a wonderful interior decoration not only for arranging flowers, but also for displaying on a shelf. When displayed with the attached stand, it becomes a more chic and dignified decoration.
Kutani Ware is recognized around the world as "Japan Kutani" and has been renowned for its quality. The charm of Kutani ware lies in its unique layered colors (red, green, yellow, purple, and navy blue), which give the porcelain a sense of dignity. The traditional craft of Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, which boasts a history and tradition of about 360 years, adds vivid color to everyday life.
- Quantity: 1 vase and 1 stand
- Dimension: D22cm(8.7in) x H19.5cm(7.7in)
- Size of opening: D7.8cm(3.1in)
- Material: Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan -Kutani Ware
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.