Red Turnip Kutani Large Plate 10.7in
An expertly crafted large plate which showcases Kutani ware's skilled craftsmanship. The exquisite contrast between the immaculate white on the backside and the deep red ensures that this piece will be the centerpiece of any table setting. The bright green leaves and the soft outlines of the yellow turnip are well balanced, creating a warm and impressive painting. Due to the hand-made nature of the painting process, the bowl's rim may show slight unevenness of color and shade, adding to its artisanal charm.
Root vegetable motifs occupy an important place in Japanese ceramics and are often depicted. It is a familiar and simple motif in people's daily lives, and it has the effect of relaxing the viewer's mind and making meals look more delicious. This dish pays tribute to this rich history with a charming hand-painted turnip. The delicate outlines of the turnip gracefully embrace the food served on the plate.
Ideal for entertaining or serving a large party, it measures 27cm (10.7 inches) in diameter and is suitable for placing the main dish. It is also deep, so it is just right for brothy stews, as shown in the photo.
Experience the distinct warmth of hand-drawn artistry with this plate, not just as a functional dish but as an embodiment of tradition and art.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: D27.2cm(10.7in) x H4.7cm(1.9in)
- Material: Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan - Kutani Ware
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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.