Yusai Blue and Yellow Kutani Pair Tumbler
A set of tumblers with a beautiful gradation using the “Yusai” technique. The combination of glossy glaze and porcelain has a smooth, silky texture that enhances the deliciousness of any drink.
The appearance of various colors flowing feels serenity and sophistication like contemporary art.
See also a different type of Yusai Pair Tumbler.
- Quantity: 2 cups
- Dimension: D6.8cm(3.14in) H11cm(4.33in)
- Capacity: Approx. 180ml(6oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
Origin: Made in Japan
A method of painting and filling an entire vessel with five colors of glaze (red, green, yellow, purple, and dark blue) in a manner like glazing.
By applying two or more glazes in layers, it is possible to enjoy the gradual change of color. It is characterized by elegant and vivid patterns.
While the Yusai Style is modeled after the traditional Kutani ware, it has a modern style in terms of both form and color in the pursuit of color.
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.