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2016/ Arita Porcelain

By 05-07-2017

The Dutch design duo Scholten & Baijings, 2016/ Arita, Japanese architect Fumihiko Sano and kimono designer Hiroko Takahashi teamed up to present the 2016/ Edition of Arita porcelain. The presentation is part of the larger 2016/ project, which celebrates the four hundredth anniversary of Japanese Arita porcelain in the year 2016.

In 27 dishes Scholten & Baijings celebrate the beauty of four hundred years of Arita porcelain and demonstrate what a rich source of inspiration traditional Aritaware can offer. Almost every item is carefully handpainted with a high level of sensitivity in collaboration with Hataman Touen pottery.

Scholten & Baijings organized a series of ‘Tea Performances’. These 45-minute performances were conducted by Japanese Tea Master Soyu Mukai and held twice a day for up to three persons each.

www.2016arita.com

Photos: Scholten & Baijings, Scheltens & Abbenes