China's influence upon Japanese incense culture was pronounced until the Edo period. Warring daimyo vied for collections of meibutsu, famous tea and incense utensils, that were often imports from China. Sometsuke (Blue and White Ware) from China date back to the Chang dynasty of the 7th century, and continues to be popular today. This Meibutsu Kutani Ware koro harkens back to the famous Chinese imports that influenced Japanese incense culture for centuries. Elegant, ornate, and stunningly beautiful, this Kutani Ware koro is sure to be a conversation piece in any collection.
Kutani Ware (See All):
For over 350 years, skilled Japanese artisans following in the tradition of Saijiro Goto, the first to fire pottery in the Kutani village of Kaga, have used five traditional colors in striking designs to produce world class works of fine porcelain. Today Kutani-Ware is world renown for the great skill of the talented artisans whose masterful hand glazing ensures that every piece of Kutani-Ware is an exquisite piece of functional art worthy of being treasured for generations.
Size: Approx. 5.5" wide x 4.9" tall
Material: Glazed Ceramic
Kiri Wood Gift Box Included
Imported from Japan