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Gen-emon Kiln Arita Edo Imari Matsue Medium Plate

Gen-emon Kiln Arita Edo Imari Matsue Medium Plate

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Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Japan with the Gen-emon Kiln Arita Edo Imari Matsue Medium Plate. Each plate is meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans at Gen-emon Kiln, showcasing the timeless beauty of traditional Arita ware. The intricate Matsue design, featuring delicate floral motifs in vibrant shades of blues, greens, and reds, pays homage to the renowned Edo Imari style.

Designed to elevate your culinary presentation, this small plate is not just a piece of tableware but a work of art. Whether used for serving appetizing main dishes, desserts, or for decorative purposes, each plate is a testament to the time-honored techniques passed down through generations at Gen-emon Kiln. With its exquisite craftsmanship and elegant aesthetic, this plate adds a touch of sophistication to any dining experience.


Size: L 9.4in x W 9.4in x H 1in / L 24cm x W 24cm x H 2cm
Material: Arita Porcelain

Care & Use

  • Avoid exposing tableware to direct stovetop heat or oven use to prevent cracking or breakage.
  • Refrain from microwaving tableware adorned with gold or silver.
  • Use a soft sponge or cloth instead of abrasive tools to prevent scratches during washing.
  • When using dish bleach, adhere to recommended times, especially for overglazed tableware.
  • Avoid dishwashers for overglazed dishes, as the strong water jet may peel off color.
  • Prevent surface scratches and pattern peeling by refraining from abrasive cleansers or scrubbers.
  • Steer clear of chlorine bleach to prevent discoloration or fading of colors.
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Crafting Traditions, Inspiring Arita-ware Elegance

Arita-ware, originating from the town of Arita in Saga Prefecture, Japan, boasts a rich history that dates back to the early 17th century. Founded in 1616, Arita became the first place in Japan to produce porcelain, drawing inspiration from Chinese Ming and Yuan dynasty ceramics. Under the patronage of the local feudal lord, Nabeshima Naoshige, skilled Korean potters were invited to Arita to share their expertise. The collaboration led to the establishment of a kiln in the area, marking the birth of Arita-ware. Over the centuries, Arita-ware has evolved stylistically, blending traditional craftsmanship with innovative designs, and continues to be celebrated globally for its fine porcelain and artistic excellence.

The legacy of Arita-ware is a testament to the enduring craftsmanship and artistic innovation that has characterized Japanese ceramics for centuries. From its humble beginnings in the small town of Arita to its widespread recognition as a symbol of Japanese culture and tradition, Arita-ware continues to captivate enthusiasts around the world with its timeless beauty and unparalleled quality.

Brand History

In the heart of Arita, Japan's venerable porcelain capital, resides Gen-emon Kiln. Its narrative is a captivating tapestry woven from centuries of artistic pursuit. Established with the singular vision of translating the essence of Japanese culture into exquisite porcelain, Gen-emon Kiln embarked on a remarkable journey. Generations of artisans have meticulously honed their craft, meticulously preserving time-tested techniques while embracing advancements to push the boundaries of Arita-ware production. This distinctive style, characterized by its vibrancy and artistry, flourished during the Edo period, solidifying Arita's reputation as a preeminent source of exquisite porcelain.

Each piece crafted by the kiln stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of Japanese craftsmanship, embodying the legacy of generations past through its meticulous detail and undeniable beauty. With a commitment to preserving the rich tapestry of Japanese ceramic artistry, Gen-emon Kiln continues to seamlessly blend centuries-old techniques with contemporary innovation. Their creations are a captivating fusion of tradition and progress, each piece a remarkable homage to the past while simultaneously embracing the present.