Kōgei: Art Craft Japan exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art

KŌGEI: ART CRAFT JAPAN, at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through September 9 <figure> <a data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default” href=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg”> <img width=”640″ height=”640″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018-1024×1024.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?resize=1024%2C1024&amp;ssl=1 1024w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?resize=300%2C300&amp;ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?resize=150%2C150&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?resize=768%2C768&amp;ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?resize=250%2C250&amp;ssl=1 250w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?resize=174%2C174&amp;ssl=1 174w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?w=1500&amp;ssl=1 1500w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2018-37-1v1-pma2018.jpg?w=1280&amp;ssl=1 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> </a> <figcaption>Vessel with Blue Glaze Kimura Yoshiro, Japanese, born 1946 , Photo by Read more about Kōgei: Art Craft Japan exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art[…]

Japanese gold pottery repairing, Kintsugi

Kintsugi (Kintsukuroi), filling broken pottery’s cracks with gold Not only brings new life into a broken vessel but also enhances its existence value. That’s Kintsugi (Kintsukuroi).  In other words, the gold repairing pottery method is a Japanese sense of values expressed by their own sense of beauty and technology, with a long-cherished mind and a Read more about Japanese gold pottery repairing, Kintsugi[…]

Raku ware tea bowls of Kyo-Kiyomizu ware for sale

Raku Matcha bowls, traditional lead glazed earthenware pottery from Kyoto Prefecture on Amazon.com   Do you know that Matcha bowls have classes? For Koicha ( exceptionally dark Matcha) of the tea ceremony, it is the rule to choose the high-class tea bowls. Basically, a plain Matcha bowls is high grade and the one with the Read more about Raku ware tea bowls of Kyo-Kiyomizu ware for sale[…]

Luxury Japanese Kyo-Kiyomizu pottery tea cups for sale

High-quality tea cups of Kyo-Kiyomizu yaki ceramics on Amazon.com <a title=”Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Coffee teacup and saucer marumonsansui with paper box. Porcelain. kymz-CSM525″ href=”https://www.amazon.com/Kiyomizu-kyo-Coffee-marumonsansui-Porcelain-kymz-CSM525/dp/B0793MZ5FG?SubscriptionId=AKIAJRKC6WE3NL42JJSQ&amp;tag=hachihachi-20&amp;linkCode=xm2&amp;camp=2025&amp;creative=165953&amp;creativeASIN=B0793MZ5FG” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”><img src=”https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/515bwyixWBL.jpg” alt=”Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Coffee teacup and saucer marumonsansui with paper box. Porcelain. kymz-CSM525″ width=”500″ height=”500″ /></a> The origin of the Kyo-Kiyomizu ware pottery dates back more than 1200 Read more about Luxury Japanese Kyo-Kiyomizu pottery tea cups for sale[…]

Mother’s Day special gift from traditional Japanese crafts

High-quality Japanese products for Mother’s Day gift   Mother’s Day in 2019 is May 12th. There are a lot of gift items for the day at the various stores, but it’s an annual event so you’d wonder what to give to your mother. Then why not give a gift with a different taste once in Read more about Mother’s Day special gift from traditional Japanese crafts[…]

Ceramic sake cup sets from 4 Japanese traditional crafts

Arita, Kiyomizu, Kutani, and Hagi pottery and porcelain sake cup sets from Amazon.com       A ceramic is a most popular drinking ware when the people drink sake in Japan. Though there are choko or guinomi cups of tin or glass, they are just for the cold sake and not for hot. On that Read more about Ceramic sake cup sets from 4 Japanese traditional crafts[…]

Black and red Tokoname pottery kyusu (Japanese teapot)

Beautiful bicolor Japanese ceramic teapots of Tokoname ware   320cc kyusu teapot     Tokoname ware which has nearly 900 years of history is the most used Japanese teapot (kyusu) in the country. The vermillion teapot is pristine but simply beautiful. Though there are many kinds of teapots including, pottery, porcelain, stoneware, and cast iron Read more about Black and red Tokoname pottery kyusu (Japanese teapot)[…]

Tokoname pottery red kyusu teapots with patterns

Traditional vermilion Japanese teapot of Tokoname-yaki with beautiiful patterns   220cc kyusu teapot with cherry blossoms     There are six oldest kilns in Japan. Seto, Echizen, Shigaraki, Tamba, Bizen, and Tokoname. Each kiln began in the Middle Ages and their potteries are still a part of the people’s life. Though various kinds of tableware Read more about Tokoname pottery red kyusu teapots with patterns[…]

Dot and flower pattern Kutani ware Japanese teapots kyusu

Kutani ceramic kyusu with Cihbu (dot) pattern Blue dots and flowers (350ml) When you look for a flowery and colorful Japanese traditional pottery, I recommend three kilns, Arita (Imari) ware, Kiyomizu (Kyoto) ware, and Kutani ware. There are some styles of the old kiln, and they have each brightness. The blue, white or pink dot Read more about Dot and flower pattern Kutani ware Japanese teapots kyusu[…]

Tokoname stoneware high-quality black kyusu (Japanese teapot)

Beautiful black kyusu from the traditional Japanese craft     Kushime (comb pattern, 360cc)     Though there are various kyusu (Japanese teapot) of the traditional crafts, Tokoname ware is overwhelming famous for the kyusu which have the largest market share. The traditional teapots from Aichi Prefecture not only have a beautiful surface but also make Read more about Tokoname stoneware high-quality black kyusu (Japanese teapot)[…]