Hokusai Wave Kutani Ware - Small Plate9.5cm(3.7inch)Regular price $12.00 Save Liquid error (product-template line 131): -Infinity%
- Dimension: D9.5cm(3.7inch) x H1.8cm(0.7inch)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Brand: Seikou Porcelain
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Dishwasher-safe（Recommend hand washing for long-term use）
- Please do not use harsh detergents
The small plate features the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai's ukiyo-e painting The Great Wave, which depicts surging waves and three boats, and silently standing Mt. Fuji in the distant background.
One of the masterpieces of the genius artist Hokusai is beautifully depicted in a palm-sized small plate.
The plate of traditional ukiyo-e combined with Kutani ware is timeless and loved by people for generations.
Not just for a decoration, but you can also use the plate to serve sauce or as a separate plate when sharing a dish with others.
In early Taisho era, (about 100 years ago) Seikou porcelain opened its kiln in Nomi city of Ishikawa prefecture.
Seikou porcelain researched Japanese overglaze paint for Kutani for years. Finally, they realized the product with high quality like hand paint by printing paper. Transparency of glassy glaze and thick overglaze paint are as same quality as hand paint work.
Expression which inherits Ko Kutani by using Japanese overglaze paint.
Consistent with improving quality of Kutani ware as a craft.
Offer unique elegance of Kutani ware in reasonable price which is acceptable for market.
These 3 are principles of Seikou porcelain. With their as high quality as hand paint, Seikou tells attractiveness of Kutani ware to modern life. They won many awards such as at “Charming Japanese Souvenir Contest” by Japan Tourism Agency or at “Gourmet & Dining Style Show.