Size:about diameter 4.5 inch / height 2.8 inch
Capacity: about 420ml
Mino yaki / made in Japan
Condition : A brand new
MINO-YAKI is an pottery made in Mino area which is located in Gifu prefecture. MINO-YAKI production started in this area during Tumulus Period as the soil in MINO contains plenty of ingredients required for pottery. In Japan, MINO-YAKI is the most popular pottery. Its share now goes beyond 50% of the Japanese pottery market. You can find the largest concentration of MINO-YAKI potters at Toki city in Gifu prefecture.A wide variety of pottery produced in Gifu Prefecture · Higashi Mino, "Mino-yaki".Mino-yaki supported by long history and tradition,Production of tableware accounts for about 60% of the national share,It is not an exaggeration to say that it is representative of Japanese ceramics.
The history of Mino-yaki goes back to 1300yrs ago. The technique of Sueware was taught by Koreans.In Heian Periot(794-1185), the enamel made from ash (called “Shirashi”) was introduced. This types of pottery became very popular and was produced all over Japan.During Kamakura Perion (2296-1333), people started making pottery without putting enamels on. By this time, the general public also started to use Mino-yaki in daily life.In Muromach (1336-1573) to Momoyama Period (1573-1603), many different enamels were invented. The major Mino-yaki variations; Shino, Kiseto, Seto-kuro were born in this time.In seventeenth century, people started building kilns in steep mountains. Building kilns in steep mountains were an revolutionary idea and it made Mino-yaki easier to make.Western Tableware is about 51% of domestic production, Japanese dishes are about 58%, and tiles are about 41%.The majority of the dishes used in Japan are produced by Mino Yaki.
This product shipping weight 500g.
- 500.00 Grams