Red Turnip Kutani Bowl
This small bowl features a red turnip, and one leaf of the turnip is also shown inside of the bowl.
Turnip is one of the motifs that has long been regarded as a lucky charm in Japan, and is often used for tableware.
The refreshing white-based small bowl is a handy size, durable and suitable for any dish. Perfect as a Kobachi(Japanese small bowl), great for serving Sunomono(vinegared food) , Aemono(seasoned or sauced food), Nimono(simmered food).
See more items from our Kutani ware collection for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Dimension: D9.8cm(3.85in) x H6.5cm(2.55in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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.