Sakura and Mt.Fuji Kutani Matcha Bowl Chawan
This elegant Japanese matcha bowl "Chawan" features cherry blossoms and red Fuji, which are said to bring good luck. It is made by Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda, a renowned Kutani ware artist.
The gorgeous golden color of the sky complements the green color of the Matcha even more elegantly.
The shape is easy to hold, crafted by potter's wheel one by one. On unglazed part, it leaves a roughness of clay which conveys the warmth of stoneware and handcraft. The natural curved rim of stoneware coveys the rich yet delicate flavor of matcha.
With the traditional feel, this Japanese Matcha bowl will be your long-time favorite. Delivered in an original wooden box which makes it a perfect gift for your loved ones.
- Dimention: D11cm(4.3in) x H6.7cm(2.6in)
- Capacity: 320ml(10.8oz)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Brand: Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
- Origin: Made in Japan
Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda
Mr. Yoshinori Fukuda, a traditional craftsman, has been awarded many prizes in successive art exhibitions and is highly regarded both in Japan and abroad. He has mastered the techniques of various traditional Kutani porcelain styles such as Akae, Yoshidaya and Ko-kutani, and has a wide range of skills in the art of Kutani ware. From beautiful natural scenery to living creatures in motion, he captures them in the style of Japanese paintings with a delicate touch. Please feel the art piece created by applying Kutani colors to the beautiful porcelain.
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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.