Soryu Kiln Celadon Tobikanna Kiyomizu Ware Rice Bowl
The meditative depth of celadon blue allures us into even forgetting that this a bowl of daily tableware. The bowl's base is clear and smooth with its luminous shine, while the upper surface has delicately carved grooves of the technique of "Tobikanna" (chattered pottery). The rim exposes the outlines of the red clay, an exquisite balance between the elegance of emerald celadon and the rustic red soil.
A combination of a century old tradition of Kyoto Celadon pottery, and the folk craft of Kyushu Koishikawara ware, Soryu Kiln was founded by husband and wife Soryu and Madoka Wanami in 2015. Their signature style is the blend of turquoise blue of celadon glaze, with the heartwarming hand craft of chattering of geometric patterns. The prestige and auspicious emerald glare, in the scenes of your everyday tableware.
The turquoise glare is achieved through the meticulous process of kneading the kiln’s house blended pigment and seed of celadon into the clay. The celadon seed illuminates into this unique heartwarming blue once cooked in the kiln.
The celadon glare will surely beautify your warm cooked rice, the smooth and elegant form and color is a pleasure to the eye, if you're looking for a gentle and meditative feel.
- Dimension: D12cm(4.7in) x H6cm(2.4in)
- Material: Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan - Kyo Kiyomizu Ware
- Brand: Soryu Kiln
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ABOUT SORYU KILN
Soryu Kiln is a Kyo ware kiln highly skilled in the art of celadon porcelain, combining the techniques of Koishiwara ware of Fukuoka prefecture. It is unique in design where shades of blue of the celadon ware are emphasized by the grooves made by carving out continuous geometric patterns by a skill called “Tobikanna” (Chattering Pottery). The emerged style is a combination of the nobility of traditional celadon ware, and the tobikanna technique of folk craft.View more Soryu Kiln's Items
ABOUT Kyo Ware and Kiyomizu Ware
"Emblematic Pottery Flourishes in the Old Capital of Japan"
Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware is one of Kyoto's representative crafts. Its a traditional craft designated by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, named Kyo-yaki or Kiyomizu-yaki in Japanese.
There is no specific style, and all pottery techniques from various regions of Japan are used. Another characteristic of Kyo ware is that all processes, such as pottery wheel turning and painting, are done by hand. With a history that has developed along with traditional culture, Kyo ware is characterized by delicate painting and excellent modeling skills, resulting in ceramics of great elegance and highly pictorial qualities. Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware were designated as traditional crafts by the Japanese government in 1977 and are very popular for its artistic quality.