Seikou Kiln Plum and Chrysanthemum Kutani Ochoko Sake Cup
This Japanese sake cup features plums and chrysanthemums. Kutani ware uses a brush for painting with Japanese coloring paint, as you can see the painted part is slightly thickened.
In Japan, both plums and chrysanthemums are said to be auspicious, as well as a red color. It is a perfect sake cup for celebrating occasions, such as New Year’s Day, birthday, and moving party. It is also a perfect gift for your friends and family who love Japanese Sake.
Highly recommended to pair this with Plum and Chrysanthemum Kutani Sake Cylinder.
- Dimension: D5.5cm(2.2in) x H5.3cm(2in)
- Capacity: 45ml(1.5oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Seikou Kiln
Seikou Kiln Plum and Chrysanthemum Series
Beautiful series with beautiful plum and chrysanthemum flowers. The design is sure to brighten up your tabletop, and is recommended for both entertaining and everyday use.
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.
Size is prefect and very beautiful!