Saiyu Kutani Matcha Bowl Chawan
The Japanese Matcha bowl "Chawan" features beautiful gradation of green and blue colors, created by Saiyu style, one of the famous glazing techniques of Kutani ware.
The appearance changes with lighting, changing its impressions depending on the angle. The modestly sprinkled gold leaf adds a touch of sophistication.
The rich thickness of the bowl hand made by potter's wheel helps keep the freshly prepared Matcha green tea drink warm and delicious. It is recommended for both traditional tea ceremonies and for luxurious tea time at home. Besides Matcha, you can also use it as a café au lait bowl.
With the classy and noble appearance, this Japanese Matcha bowl will be your long-time favorite. It is delivered in an original wooden box which makes it a perfect gift to your friends.
- Dimension: Cup D12cm(4.7in) x H7cm(2.7in)
- Capacity: Approx. 300ml(10.1oz)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Notes: Special wooden box included
A method of painting and filling an entire vessel with five colors of glaze (red, green, yellow, purple, and dark blue) in a manner like glazing.
By applying two or more glazes in layers, it is possible to enjoy the gradual change of color. It is characterized by elegant and vivid patterns.
While the Saiyu Style is modeled after the traditional Kutani ware, it has a modern style in terms of both form and color in the pursuit of color.
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.