about Meiji kutani

≪Information≫ As of February 16, 2020, when about 20 craftsmen in Meiji kutani have posted their work, it is necessary to reconsider the “features of Meiji kutani”. In the future. It would be believed to further enhance the content of “Meiji kutani’s features” by explaining more than a dozen masterpieces and further appreciating the museum’s collection of Meiji kutani.

The first to mention about Meiji kutani is that many famous historical craftsmen appeared in the Meiji period and created various styles of painting as much as the masterpieces produced by the craftsmen. … (details) … mention 1. various styles of painting as much as that masterpieces.

On the other hand, the reproduction of traditional kutani gosai (five colors for kutani 九谷五彩) is also important. Kutani gosai colored ko kutani in the early Edo period and was reproduced after 200 years, and the “ko kutoku-followed kutani” began to be painted by kutani gosai. It is also important that this reproduction devoted to the development of later kutani. ….. (details) … mention 2. the reproduction of traditional kutani gosai (five colors for kutani 九谷五彩).

The following can be seen in design style of the Meiji kutani. The design style was minute, Japanese and pictorial. Through this design style, Japanese-style beauty was evaluated in the West. … (details) … mention 3. a minute, Japanese and pictorial design.

The new paints and techniques that colored Meiji kutani were developed by master craftsmen and others, which spread throughout the Meiji kutani and helped to improve its quality…. (details) … mention 4. Improvement of the quality by new paints and techniques.

Finally, in Meiji kutani, the names of famous craftsmen and pottery merchants were signed, showing that they were confident and proud of their work…. (details) … mention 5. names (signatures) of craftsmen and pottery merchants