Japanese Katakuchi - 九谷焼 Floral Aochibu Heart-Shaped Kutani-yaki Porcelain Water Cooler - 100ml
This Kutani-yaki handleless yuzamashi (water cooler, also called a katakuchi) features a heart-shaped body, and shows off an Aochibu blue dot and golden flower pattern.
Kutani-yaki (九谷焼) is a style of Japanese porcelain traditionally from Kutani, now a part of Kaga, Ishikawa, in the former Kaga Province, Japan. Porcelain wares made here became popular in the 17th century and after production in Kutani was revived in the 19th century, it is known for its intricate designs, called aka-e kinran-de (赤絵 金襴手) Kutani
8.5cm (3.3in) - width
4.8cm (1.9in) - height
100ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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