The blue and white charm
An ornate sometsuke bowl featuring intricate handpainted motifs. Crafted by Shinji Terauchi, the artist is intrigued with the sometsuke style and has since devoted himself to pottery after he chanced upon a beautiful Imari ware plate. He strives to develop his own technique and create unique works that could move people. This sophisticated bowl is a classic gem and an art piece that one should treasure.
- Area: Arita, Saga Prefecture
- Artist: SHINJI TERAUCHI
- Material: Porcelain
- Size: φ205 x H62mm
- Note: This product does not come with its own box.
Artist: Shinji Terauchi
The current president of Riso Porcelain. Mr. Shinji Terauchi continues his pursuit to create beautiful forms independent of trends with the belief that “beauty is forever”, designing and making products by himself.
Generic name of porcelain made mainly in Arita, Saga Prefecture. Arita is the first porcelain-producing area in Japan. It is also called “Imari ware” as it was shipped from Imari port during the early days.
Instructions for use
Decorating on biscuit under transparent glaze with a blue pigment. This pigment is known as zaffer or “gosu” in Japanese. It was first used in China in the 14th century and then spread around the world. In Japan, it was first introduced in Arita at the beginning of 17th century.
To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:
- Wash before first use with water or warm water.
- Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
- Do not use in oven or on open fire.
- Clean the product with non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
- For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
- As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.
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