Seikou Kiln Hokusai Wave Kutani Ochoko Sake Cup
This Japanese sake cup features Hokusai's "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" beautifully painted on it.
Throughout his life, Hokusai painted waves as the main subject of his paintings along with Mount Fuji. Hokusai's expression of the ever-changing movement of water captures the hearts of those who see it, even in modern times.
Your favorite Sake cup makes your home bar little more special. We truly believe good sake equipment makes sake tastier.
It is highly recommended as a gift for someone who loves Japanese art and culture.
We also have a sake cylinder from our Hokusai Wave Kutani collection. See more items for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Dimension: D5.5cm(2.2in) x H5.3cm(2in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Seikou Kiln
Seikou Kiln Hokusai Wave Series
With the combination of Kutani ware with the masterpiece of the genius artist Hokusai, this series timeless and loved by people for generations. They will give a strong presence on the table and will fit perfectly in your hand.
It is also a great way to decorate your room as a piece of art.
ABOUT SEIKOU KILN
In early Taisho era, (about 100 years ago) Seikou Kiln opened its kiln in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
Seikou Kiln researched Japanese overglaze paint for Kutani for years. Finally, they realized the product with high quality like hand paint by printing paper. Transparency of glassy glaze and thick overglaze paint are as same quality as hand paint work.
“Expression which inherits Ko Kutani by using Japanese overglaze paint.”
“Consistent with improving quality of Kutani ware as a craft.”
“Offer unique elegance of Kutani ware in reasonable price which is acceptable for market.”
These 3 are principles of Seikou porcelain. With their as high quality as hand paint, Seikou tells attractiveness of Kutani ware to modern life. They won many awards such as at “Charming Japanese Souvenir Contest” by Japan Tourism Agency or at “Gourmet & Dining Style Show.
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.