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Arita Ware Sake Set Navy is a piece of Arita Ware, made in the town of Arita, Saga Prefecture.
Also known as Imari Ware, Arita Ware is the first porcelain ware in Japan, and has been favored for over 400 years not only in Japan but in Europe as well.
Product Details of Arita Ware Sake Set Navy
- Tokkuri × 1: 180ml (5oz) / Height 95mm
- Sakazuki × 2: 60 × 27mm
Made in: Saga, Japan
Arita ware refers to porcelain produced in Arita-cho, Saga and its surrounding areas, and it has been widely used since the Meiji era. In the Edo period, it was called Imari ware or Hizen ware.
It is said that in the early 17th century the Korean potter, Sanbei Kanagae (commonly known as Li Sanpei) and others discovered the porcelain stone used as the raw material for porcelain in Izumiyama, Arita.
As the first porcelain production area in Japan, it has continued manufacturing for 400 years centering on tableware and arts and crafts.