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Porcelain Cups and Teapots / Modern Kutani Porcelain Cup: Red Nuts Pattern[m0014_bito-03]

Our Selling Price: JPY6,480
[We are not taking orders] Delivery Wt.: 1000g

Legend has it "a person returned form the mountains in full energetic condition after eating red nuts in the mountains" and, therefore, red nuts are used as a symbol of recovering health and source for energy. This Kutani ware is hand painted using shaded aka-e (red painting) technique to decorate with such red nuts wishing for a healthy life.

Natural look of the body and its gentle feel to the hand comes from the hand-building process instead of using the wheels to craft the cup. The patterns are applied by traditional hand-painting techniques, giving each cup a slightly different appear.

Suitable for tea, coffee, wine or sake. Available to order from one cup or add them to cart to combine with other patterns to suite your needs for your family or guests. We offer a set of six cups with six different patterns at a reduced price, here>. We also offer a set of teapot and six patterned cups at a reduced price, here>. HAND MADE IN JAPAN



Kutani Bitouen atelier was founded in 1914 in Kutani (now part of the city of Kaga) located near Yamashiro Onsen in Ishikawa prefecture. The artisans at Bitouen aim to match their porcelains with the modern lifestyles by applying traditional hand-painting techniques to the contemporary design for everyday use.


General Information
Size:Diameter 8 cm × Height 8 cm
Production time:Ready for delivery
Proper handling:• The cup is made of porcelain and should be handled carefully at all times.

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