Size : Crane W3×D5.5cm Turtle W3.5×D5.5cm
Material : Pottery
Condition : Brand new
Origin : Made in Japan / Kyoto
Craft : Rakunyu
Note : Chopstick rest that crane and turtle, which are symbols of longevity. You can feel the tasteful texture unique to Raku ware. Perfect for celebration and gifts.
This product includes 2 chopstick rests.
Kiyomizu is one of the traditional crafts that represent Kyoto,originally started in the pottery of Kiyomizu Slope neighborhood toward Kiyomizu-dera.
Pottery and porcelain made in Kyoto is generally known as Kyo-style ceramics,Kiyomizu ware.
The splendor and refined elegance of Kyo-style-ceramics,Kiyomizu ware is created based on sophisticated design and various proficient skills.
History of pottery and porcelain in Kyoto started more than 1,200 years ago,in Nara period.
A Buddhist priest, Gyoki built a kiln and made earthenware in Seikanji.
Now the ruins of the temple is called "Chawan-zaka".
Kyo-style ceramics, Kiyomizu ware products are mostly handmade and the feature of that is in wide variety in small quantity.
- 500.00 Grams