Soukyu Kiln Pine Kutani Sauce Plate
This pine-shaped Japanese plate is perfect for celebrating special occasions as well as everyday use. The pine tree is an evergreen tree and is a symbol of "eternal life." In addition, some pine trees are thousands of years old and are said to be auspicious because they are associated with immortality and longevity.
Each piece is hand-painted by a dedicated artisan of Soukyu kiln from Kutani ware, making the texture of the plate warm and appealing. It may have air bubbles, small hollows, and such subtle imperfections, but we hope you enjoy the unique features of handmade products.
Perfect size as a sauce plate. It is also versatile to serve cheese, nuts, condiments, and other small food. Or you may 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.
The Kutani sauce plate comes in a variety of patterns and shapes, so look for your favorites and collect them for a more unified and beautiful table setting.
- Dimension: 8.5cm(3.4in) x 5.8cm(2.3in) x 1.3(0.5in)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Brand: Soukyu Kiln
- Origin: Made in Japan
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.