-Made in Japan.
-Size: Approx. Diameter 4.13” × Height 0.79”.
-Material: Ceramics (Kutani ware).
-Due to the nature of the product, colors, patterns, shapes etc somewhat differ There is.
-Mamezara are tiny plates that hold small servings of food or condiments. Although these tiny dishes were originally meant to said hold food or condiments, people are now beginning to find several uses for these miniature works in their daily life.
-Kutani ware is: A kind of pottery manufactured in and around the city of Kaga in the Ishikawa prefecture, Japan. These ceramics first appeared in the early Edo period (beginning of the 17th century).
Kutani ware's characteristics are vivid colors, bold and graceful designs and a particular technique of overglaze painting. This technique consists of using pigments to paint a pattern over a glaze and then firing the piece again. Because the paint used for the overglaze painting can be fired at about 800℃, a variety of colors can be created with few limitations as to pigments. This is a technique that is employed in the production of Arita ware too.