The Tradition Collection

A premium collection from Bento&co unlike any before, we’ve handpicked a selection of gorgeous Japanese antique tableware from Kyoto that will allow you to experience the beauty of traditional Japan in your own home. Whether displayed in your house, or, as we would recommend, enjoyed in your daily life, these one-of-a-kind treasures will transport you to a Japan of long ago.

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Edo-era (1785) Sometsuke Shallow Bowl | Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Edo-era (1785) Sometsuke Shallow Bowl | Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove

Regular price $ 310.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $ 310.00 USD
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This shallow bowl from the Edo Era features the Sometsuke (“blue and white porcelain") technique that is reminiscent of indigo-dyed fabric. The subjects of this plate are the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, a group of Chinese scholars, writers, and musicians of the third century CE who escaped political upheaval and enjoyed a rural life, and whose life inspired many artists. 

Details & Care:

  • Date: 1785
  • Dimensions: 14.5 cm x 4 cm
  • As this is a handmade antique item, there are some minor imperfections but otherwise in great condition.
  • Hand wash only.
  • Do not microwave.
  • Handmade in Japan.
  • Final Sale (not eligible for returns or exchanges)
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Bento&co is officially licensed by Kyoto prefecture to sell antiques. License number: 611242230009

A piece of living history

Selected by one of Kyoto's top antique dealers
Ships Free from Kyoto, Japan (Tracked and Insured)
Guaranteed one-of-a-kind antique.

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