Soukyu Kiln Ginsai Kutani Cutlery Rest
This beautiful Japanese cutlery rest is adorned by an elegant silver leaf gives it a luxurious quality.
The rough texture of the surface can keep the cutlery stable.
There are two resting parts, so you can put a pair of cutlery. Chopsticks and a fork or a spoon would be great choice for enjoying Japanese food easier for every guests to your house.
This simple yet sophisticated design will definitely be a great accent for your table setting.
- Quantity: 1 piece
- Dimension: 8.5cm(3.34in) x 2.7cm(1.06in)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Soukyu Kiln
Ginsai is a technique of applying transparent or five-color glaze on top of silver foil and baking it.
The characteristic of this technique is that silver foil does not come off and does not rust. Like the Ginsai technique, the tone of the painting is soft and restrained, and an elegant atmosphere can be seen in this technique.
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ABOUT SOUKYU KILN
Soukyu Kiln is a pottery of Kutani ware in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
A Kiln artist Chie Sakurai and her husband produce these cute works in Soukyu Kiln. She inherited traditional Kutani Gosai (5 colors), Red, Yellow, Green, Purple, and Deep Blue and makes cute and unique design for modern lifestyle.
Everyone cannot stop saying “How cute!” to the Kutani plates of Soukyu Kiln. Beautiful and cute tableware have got attention.
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.