BRAND: 1616 ARITA

ITEM: TY PALACE PLATE MEDIUM

 

MADE IN: JAPAN

SHIPS FROM: AUSTRALIA

 

COMMENTS:

ORIGINALLY DESIGNED FOR THE PALACE HOTEL IN TOKYO, 1961. INSPIRED BY THE IMPERIAL FAMILY CREST, THE CHRYSANTHEMUM FLOWER IN FULL BLOOM. THIS PLATE IS FIT FOR A SPECIAL OCCASION ALTHOUGH CONSTRUCTED FOR EVERYDAY USE. THIS "TY" SERIES BY TERUHIRO YANAGIHARA FOLLOWS THE TRADITION OF ARITA POTTERY FINISHED IN A MODERN, BORDERLESS DESIGN. A SPECIAL AGENT IS ADDED TO GIVE IT'S GREY COLOUR AND MATTE FINISH. IN COMBINATION WITH THE DENSE CLAY USED TO MAKE IT, NO GLAZING OR EXTRA FINISHING IS NEEDED.

 

MEASUREMENTS: 220MM DIA

 

BRAND:

ARITA, LOCATED ON THE WEST COAST OF KYUSHU IS WHERE JAPAN WAS FIRST INTRODUCED, BY THE KOREAN PEOPLE, TO POTTERY. MAKING USE OF THE FINE CLAY IN THE REGION, ARITAYAKI WAS ESTABLISHED AND STILL TODAY REMAINS AN ICONIC AND DISTINCT TYPE OF CERAMIC. 1616 ARITA WAS NAMED AFTER THE DATE WHICH KOREAN MASTERS FIRST ARRIVED IN THE TOWN. 1616 ARITA STILL MANUFACTURE IN THE SAME FACTORIES AS THE ORIGINAL ARITA POTTERY.