Vase (Gold leaf)


Item Number : TZ-KT-0001

“Yuri-kinsai”, an under-glazed gold decorative porcelain. Gold-leaf cut-outs in patterns are applied prior to glazes.
Professional Minori Yoshita shows three-dimensional sense of a thin gold leaf by Gold-leaf cut-outs in patterns with multiple layers which are applied prior to glazes.
It presents as a realistic masterpiece completely the same as pen-painted.


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  • Product Name : Vase (Gold leaf)
  • Artist : Minori Yoshita
  • Manufacturer : in Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Dimensions(DiameterxHight) : 13.5x25cm
  • Weight : 1,685g


Artist Introduction

Minori Yoshita (1932- )
Living National Treasure, the third generation of KINZANGAMA

■ Living National Treasure and professional of “yuri-kinsai” technology

■ Designated by Ishikawa Prefecture as an intangible cultural property

– Professional of Kutani technology Preservation Society technology

■ Official member of Japan Crafts Association

1992 Professional certified of Kutani technology Preservation Society technology in Ishikawa Prefecture designated intangible

1993 Permanent Preservation in Washington Smithsonian Institute Sackler Museum of Art

1995 Japan Ceramic Society Award

2000 47th Japan Traditional Craft Exhibition Record Professional award

2001 Medal with Purple Ribbon awarded
Professional certified of “yuri-kinsai “to nationally designated Important Intangible Cultural Property

2006 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette award



About Living National Treasures

A Living National Treasure certifies a person as holder of important intangible cultural properties by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, based on the Article 71 Paragraph 2 Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties of Japan.