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No. 2.8 Frog,​ Green Glaze,​ Kazuyoshi Work

JP¥ 3,500   (US$ 27.92)
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A frog ornament by Kazuyoshi. Since ancient times, frogs have been loved around the world in relation to longevity, warding off evil and as god of the moon. In the Edo period in Japan, frogs were a talisman for protection against fires and burns. However, recently, they are appreciated as a talisman for a traffic safety and a safe journeys (the Japanese word for "go home" sounds the same as the word for "frog"). Decorate your entrance with this in the hope for a safe journey or business trip, and you can leave home with peace of mind.

This Kutani-yaki ornament is created using gorgeous colorful colors such as the Kutani five colors, gold, silver, etc., together with advanced painting techniques, enhancing the value of this good luck charm. Whether used as an ornament, or given as a gift or souvenir, this is sure to cause great pleasure.
A feature of this Kutani-yaki ornament (made of porcelain) is that it can be enjoyed for many years. Unlike tableware, there is hardly any deterioration due to usage. If you take care of it properly, it can beautifully decorate a room for a long time.
Thanks to this, this item makes for the perfect gift for a variety of occasions.
●Materials: porcelain
●Size (approx.): Length 7.5cm x Width 7.5cm x Height 8cm
●Weight (item only): approx. 160g
●Weight (including packaging material): approx. 160g
●Made in Ishikawa Prefecture
●Brand Name: Kutani-yaki
[Handling Precautions]
*Decorative plates,​ ornaments,​ porcelain tiles etc: In places with bad stability,​ safely take proper care when setting and take measures to prevent falling.
*When storing,​ lightly wipe dry with a soft cloth to remove dirt and carefully store,​ especially for ornaments that use gold and silver.
*The bases of Kutani ware items are not coated with glaze. Minimal polishing has been performed but scratches may occur in places that come into direct contact with it. Take care when using on soft or easily damaged surfaces such as alcoves ("Toko-no-ma"),​ flower tables,​ shelves,​ tables and lacquer-finished surfaces,​ and be sure to lay something underneath.
*Vases,​ decorative plates,​ ornaments,​ porcelain tiles and other decorative items: In respects to aesthetics,​ finely colored decorative paint may be used. Refrain from using as tableware.
*For vases,​ especially ceramics (pottery): Should sealing treatment be insufficient,​ water may ooze out on rare occasions. Should water leaking occur,​ please contact the customer center.
*Using abrasive sponges,​ nylon or metallic scourers,​ cleansers etc may cause the gold,​ silver,​ paint or adhesive to peel off and damage the surface,​ so refrain from using.
*Do not use for anything other than its intended purpose.
*As each item is hand-made one-by-one,​ the color,​ pattern & shape may differ slightly from the photos.
*Should there be no stock,​ item manufacture will take place after order placement. Depending on the item,​ delivery may be delayed. Please contact customer service regarding the delivery date.
Item No.  W12551

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