Title: Kutani Ware Sakazuki Set (Sakazuki-01)
*This item is a set of six Kutani Ware cups. It will be packed in a wooden box.
Kutani Yaki (九谷焼, Kutani ware) is Japanese pottery and porcelain produced in the south part of Ishikawa prefecture (Kanazawa city, Komatsu city, Kaga city, and Nomi city). Its bright colors: Gosaide (五彩手, usually called Kutani Gosai) is a characteristic of Kutani ware.
This style’s painting method is, firstly, it draws lines with Gosu (呉須) color, and thickly heaps up the five colors in red, yellow, green, purple, and dark blue. Landscape, birds, and flowers are popular motifs for Kutani ware, and they give a powerful impression because of their bold and pictorial appearances. Various styles of Kutani wares have been born with the changing times. Even today, Kutani ware makers are following the tradition and trying to create innovative designs.
This Sakazuki (盃, cup) set includes six cups, and each of them is decorated with entirely different designs. You could enjoy choosing one of them if you use it in a practical way to drink. Or, you could also appreciate it as interior decoration. These cups would be a nice collection.
*As this item is an antique, please check each photo and ensure its condition.
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