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Nabeshima Celadon Porcelain Goblet/Glass - Imari


The color of the celadon is beautiful.
When beer is poured in, the fine and moderate bubbles bring out the mellowness and enhance the taste of the beer. You can enjoy the atmosphere while sipping sake, shochu and wine with a sense of luxury.
It comes in a stylish wooden box, making it the perfect gift.

Made using Nabeshima celadon glaze, the only natural celadon that currently exists in Japan. Celadon has a long history and is said to have been produced in China around 3,500 years ago. The techniques for celadon glaze began to be established during the Han Period around the first century A.D. and continues to be used to this day. Loved over such long periods, natural Nabeshima celadon has particularly beautiful emerald green hues that are almost transparent. A characteristic is the soft texture generated by the thick glaze.

- Diameter: 7cm
- Height: 12.5cm
- Capacity: 150ml
- Material: Porcelain
- Made in Japan

The export of Japanese ware from the Imari region to the rest of the world began during the latter half of the 17thcentury. At the time, because the port from which such ware was shipped was called “Imari,” the general term for pottery exported from Imari became “Imari ware,” a name that ultimately became widely known overseas. 

Outside of Japan, “Nabeshima ware” made in the Imari region is often called “Imari ware.” However, even among the various types of Imari ware, Nabeshima ware occupies a special place because during the Edo Period, it was made specifically as gifts presented only to shoguns and feudal lords. For this reason, only genuinely talented craftsmen were chosen to create Nabeshima ware, using undisclosed techniques in secret kilns. Embodying such traditions and techniques that have been carried on to this day, Nabeshima ware is said to be the most exquisite kind of porcelain in Japan, with an elegance and refinement fit for nobility.

The outstanding craftsmanship of Nabeshima Pottery

Shaped by the hands of masters of the potter's wheel, these ceramics preserve the traditions of the past.