Hikari - Porcelain White - Square Plate
Meant for everyday use, we incorporated the same design to create several sizes of this white porcelain plate. A Hasami ware pottery from Nagasaki Prefecture has crafted this same series of plates for us from 2000 until the present. When we designed this line, we were told that the plate should be raised at the bottom. Instead, we manufactured plates with a flat bottom. This was unheard of at the time. At first, the bottom would twist without becoming smooth and the straight lines of the square plates proved difficult to craft. We made countless moulds. For every new mould, we collaborated with several artisans who were involved in the process. The result was a taboo in those years: a flat-bottomed plate. Nowadays, such plates have become common, but back then they were regarded as something that only a beginner with no knowledge of ceramics would make.
The functionality of this plate lies in its stackability, allowing for them to occupy little space when stored. They are also quite slender and have little weight. In terms of presence, we focused on the unity of table and tableware that occurs when flat, low plates are placed on the surface of a table. With its straight bottom and perpendicular rim, this plate has an extremely simple shape, bringing out the richness of the materials.
Size S: Width 120mm Depth 120mm Height 20mm
Size M: Width 150mm Depth 150mm Height 22mm
Size L: Width 210mm Depth 210mm Height 25mm
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Time & Style's porcelain ware is made by using traditional techniques from a variety of different regions of Japan, such as Hasami-yaki and Mikawachi-yaki from Nagasaki Prefecture and Yoshida-yaki from Ureshino in Saga Prefecture. The simple, delicate forms make it possible to harmonically combine them with several types of dining settings.
Porcelain wares are produced by heating fine-grained clay at high temperatures, and therefore, they have a smooth, hard and densely structured texture, and does not absorb water. They can serve as containers for daily use without reserve.
Porcelains are made from fine-grained clay and do not absorb water due to their hard finish.
Porcelain dishes are dishwasher safe. Please take care when placing them in the dishwasher to prevent them from touching each other. We recommend that you prewash ceramics carefully to prevent residues from getting into the material. Although it is safe to use these dishes in the microwave, sudden temperature changes may occur cracks. This is particularly true for ceramics, which contain moisture that causes the temperature to raise quickly from within, increasing the possible damage. Neither type of dish is oven-safe, nor should they be placed directly on the stove. In addition, please be careful not to pour cold water over hot porcelain or ceramic dishes, as this may result in damage.
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All products are order-made and carefully processed, assembled, and finished by our craftsmen in Japan.
Regarding the tableware and small products, we ship the goods from japan within 7 days if we have stocks. If there is no available stock, we will accordingly inform you the lead time of the production.
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