Kutani Ware Choko (Small Sake Cup) lucky charm Wind God Fujin and Thunder God RaijinRegular price $12.20
It is not only used as a dedicated cup for drinking sake, but is also a convenient dish for holding food and for interior decoration.
This is a Kutani ware with a auspicious design of the wind god and thunder god by Tawaraya Sotatsu. It is a lucky charm to bring good luck, ward off evil, and pray for prosperity of descendants. The small pattern on the back, "Seigaiha", is also an auspicious pattern with "wishes for calm waves spreading endlessly and peaceful life".
Kutani-yaki, a traditional craft certified by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, celebrated 360 years since the opening of the first kiln in Old Kutani. Kutani ware has been exhibited at the Paris Expo and has made a name for itself in the world as Japan Kutani.
|(D) 2.2inches x (H) 2.1inches
|Porcelain (Kutani ware)
|Made in Japan, in Ishikawa Prefecture