Soukyu Kiln Gourd Shaped Kutani Sauce Plate
The Japanese sauce plate features a gourd with dotted pattern. In Japan, the gourd is known to bring good fortune and a symbol of lasting posterity and business success.
Each piece is uniquely hand-painted by a dedicated artisan of Kutani ware, making the texture of the plate warm and appealing.
Perfect size as a sauce plate. It is also versatile to serve cheese, nuts, condiments, and other small food. Or you can put a small portion of food or relishes in, place it on a larger plate or into a bento box for more stylish and sophisticated food presentation.
This plate is a great gift to yourself as well as a gift for your loved ones as a way of saying "Thank you" or "Congratulations.”
- Dimension: D6cm(2.36in) x H1.4cm(0.55in)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
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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.