KIHARA, INC. is a Japanese porcelain producing company based in Arita; a well know historical porcelain industrial area with a 400 year history. When you see Arita porcelain products, you realize how they differ from other porcelain, especially in the tone of white and beautiful artwork. There was a time when, through the VOC (Dutch East India Company), a great deal of Arita porcelain was imported to Europe. Arita now has traditional techniques that have remained unchanged for 400 year mixed with modern techniques like 3D shape designing & machining in porcelain.
Enjoy the “Komon Series” which mixes Japanese traditional patterns with modern design. Many of these patterns include auspicious motifs such as the wave, Mt Fuji, Knotted Cherry Blossoms, plums, etc. Others have small animals etc. They are also famous for using the strong indigo blue for their designs.
Small plate handcrafted in Arita, an erea well know for its white porcelain making history. The pattern is made from a high end silk screen printing technique. Which include a wide variety of different patterns.
There are also small ceramic stackable storage units.