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Aoi Watanabe Mini Plate with Gold and Silver

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Aoi Watanabe is a female potter hailing from Akita, a region located in the northern part of Japan, where it receives heavy snowfall in winter. Akita is also well-known for its rice fields, and Aoi utilizes ashes from rice husks to create a beautiful blue glaze called Namako-yu. She employs a kerosene kiln and fires it in a specific way to achieve the desired blue color. If the conditions inside the kiln change, the color may turn out differently.

Although her style of pottery is considered Mingei, a Japanese term for traditional folk art, Aoi endeavors to incorporate a new approach by blending traditional and modern art.

*This particular cup has gold or silver edge on the top and bottom. Do not use microwave, it would sparkle and burns.

Size : 3 In x 2.5 in x 0.5 in
Weight : 1.6 oz 
Material : Ceramics

Microwave : NO
Direct Fire : NO
Oven : NO
Dish Washer : NO

Sizes and weights are approximate.

*They are handmade one of a kind piece, and each item has slightly different shape, size, and glaze. Pictures shown are taken with one sample piece.
*If you would like to see actual item you receive, please contact us for pictures.