Sakura and Birds Kutani Bowl
This Japanese bowl features a delicate painting of a bird perching on the Sakura branch. A traditional Japanese pattern is drawn around it, making it a gorgeous bowl.
It is hand-painted by brush, using Japanese coloring paint which is one of the remarkable features of Kutani ware, as you can see the painted part is slightly thickened.
The size is suitable for serving any side dishes such as Sunomono(vinegared food), Aemono(Seasoned or sauced food) or Nimono(simmered food). Or you may use it as a salad bowl or a soup bowl.
- Dimension: 16cm(6.29in) x 5.2cm(2.04in)
- 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.
A Special Kutani Bowl
The Azure-winged Magpie is beautifully detailed sitting in cherry blossoms on a branch. As a lover of birds this is truly a special piece.
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