Mukozuké Dish Set by Wada Tōzan
Karatsu is a style of high-fired pottery which originated in Japan's Kyushu region in the 15th and 16th century. It is denoted by iron brushed images under a translucent glaze - "pictures" called é in Japanese. With the introduction and proliferation of porcelain in 17th century in the same area, karatsu suffered a long decline but has recently undergone a revival among pottery enthusiasts who appreciate its warmth and simplicity.
Wada Tōzan helps keep the Karatsu tradition alive with the introduction of this charming set of mukozuké dishes. They are wood fired at Oizumi-gama and enrobed with all the rustic charm of Karatsu wares of old. Although customarily used for serving formalized kaiseki cuisine, mukozuké make functional serving ware for side dishes and desserts of all kinds.
A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist. Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.
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