High-class Imari porcelain matcha bowls and water jugs by Fjii Kinsai

Why don’t you present the traditional Imari craftsman Fujii Kinsai’s tea utensils for a gift?

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | golden Sakurae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

A special tea bowl made by an expert workman is more than a tea utensil to drink Matcha. As one of the art object, it delights your eyes.

Imari (Arita) ware, the first porcelain in Japan, has about 400 years history. 



 

Fujii Kinsai inherits the traditional craftsmanship of Imari ware and continues to make a new and creative porcelain. He invented his original coloring technique with platinum and gold. 

 

 

For the Matcha bowl, he pursued not only the beautiful appearance but also the great touch and usability. It is best for a gift too!

 

If you also look for Matcha powder…

The high-quality Matcha powder of Ippodo at Kyoto

 

 

Fujii Kinsai

Fujii Kinsai was born in 1976 at Arita City the home of the Japanese porcelain. The character of the locality made him aim to be the traditional Imari potter.

 

Then he studied under the Living National Treasure Inoue Manji. Kinsai later also learned from the potters of the best. While He acquired the traditional techniques of making Imari (Arita) ware, he tried to take a modern style into his works.

 

He won the many prizes of ceramic art exhibition when he was about twenty. Today, he holds the exhibitions around the country. His master Inoue Manji highly appreciates his techniques including the original coloring with platinum and gold.

 

 

Dyeing Brocade Coloring of Platinum and Gold

Deying Brocade Coloring with platinum or gold is Kinsai’s original coloring technique for Imari ware. He paints a white porcelain burned at 1300 ℃ with platinum or gold.



Matcha bowls of Fujii Kinsai (Fujii Nishikiayakama) Imari ware

 

! Limited stocks!

 

Gold Matcha bowls

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | golden Sakurae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | golden Sakurae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | golden Sakurae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | golden Sakurae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

These two golden Matcha bowls have the picture of the cherry blossoms.  One is deep in color and the other is light.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Golden Fuji picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Golden Fuji picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Fuji means a Japanese wisteria. 

 

 

White and blue Matcha bowls

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Sometsuke landscape painting tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Sometsuke landscape painting tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Nabeshima style Arita ware. It is the design of Indian ink painting.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Somenishiki underglaze Benisakura picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Somenishiki underglaze Benisakura picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Nabeshima style. Red cherry blossoms.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | underglaze red hydrangea picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | underglaze red hydrangea picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Nabeshima style with the red hydrangea.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Some-zuketako arabesque pattern tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Some-zuketako arabesque pattern tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

The ivy arabesque is one of the traditional Japanese pattern. Nabeshima style.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | with full dyed goldfish—V}tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | with full dyed goldfish—V}tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

A goldfish is regarded as a lucky fish in Asia. Nabeshima style.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Sometsuke Scenic view tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Sometsuke Scenic view tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

The Matcha bowl with Chinese style painting. Colored with only indigo (Sometsuke) on the white porcelain.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | porcelain ( AwakiŽ¥) line pattern tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | porcelain ( AwakiŽ¥) line pattern tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

The Simple white Imari porcelain. It express the beauty just with the figure and lines.

 

 

Ptatinum Matcha bowls

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Platinum Aya iron wire Hanae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Platinum Aya iron wire Hanae tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Platinum colored with the flower of Clematis florida (“iron wire Hanae” is the wrong translation).

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Platinum Aya Ji picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Platinum Aya Ji picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

The Matcha bowl colored with platinum. The picture is the thistle.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Platinum Aya kudzu picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Platinum Aya kudzu picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

The vivid kudzu flower and leaves.  

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Platinum Aya Akino flower pattern tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Platinum Aya Akino flower pattern tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

The autumn flowers and grasse. 

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Gold Platinum Aya Qinghai Namisakura picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Gold Platinum Aya Qinghai Namisakura picture tea cup Fujii NishikiAya

It is the tea bowl with the design of the cherry blossoms and the Japanese traditional pattern Seigaiha. Seigaiha is the wave of the sea. Japanese people regard it as a peaceful life.

 

 

Water jugs of Fujii Kinsai (Fujii Nishikiayakama) Imari ware 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Somenishiki golden Sakura-e water finger Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Somenishiki golden Sakura-e water finger Fujii NishikiAya

The water jug with the cherry blossoms picture.

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Somenishiki golden Fujie water finger Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Somenishiki golden Fujie water finger Fujii NishikiAya

The colorful flowers and leaves are a Japanese wisteria. 

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Platinum Aya iron wire Hanae water finger Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Platinum Aya iron wire Hanae water finger Fujii NishikiAya

The flower of Clematis florida (“iron wire Hanae” is the wrong translation). 

 

 

Arita - Imari | green tea bowl - tea utensils | Somenishiki Aya Kon Qinghai Namisakura-e water finger Fujii NishikiAya

Arita – Imari | green tea bowl – tea utensils | Somenishiki Aya Kon Qinghai Namisakura-e water finger Fujii NishikiAya

The design of Seigaiha Pattern and cherry blossoms show the eternity and moment at the same time.




You might be interested in this too

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.