This little vase was hand crafted in Shiga, Japan and features little pinched in sides and a deep green glaze. Perfect for showcasing dried twigs and small posies.
Situated right below Lake Biwa and close to Kyoto, Shigaraki is one of the oldest pottery producing places in Japan. With a rich history dating back to over 1,200 years, Shigaraki-yaki (Shigaraki ware) is known as one of the six ancient kilns in Japan. Hechimon is a signature collection by a third-generation Shigaraki-yaki producer, Marui Seito.
About Marui Seito
Marui Seito is a third generation Shigaraki-yaki (Shigaraki ware) producer. At Marui Seito, their craftsmen are committed to creating a wide range of pottery pieces with unremitting efforts to meet the needs of people since the Taisho period. Hechimon is Marui Seito's signature Shigaraki-yaki tableware collection. The brand name, Hechimon, is derived from the Japanese word used by the Shigaraki-yaki craftsmen for "one of a kind" or "unique things". Embracing various shapes and patterns that both nature and craftsmen bring about, the name, Hechimon, represents the craftsmen's playfulness and truthfulness to their products.
5.5x Depth 5.5x Height 7.5cm