Hakusan Porcelain

Hakusan Shallow Bowl L-2

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These hirachawan, also known as shallow rice bowls, are long-selling items designed by the celebrated ceramics designer Masahiro Mori. His "Shallow Rice Bowl" series won the Good Design Award in 1993 and the Long Life Design Award in 2004 since its launch in 1992. The design is based off of traditional rice bowls however, they are great for serving other small dishes, snacks and desserts. The shallow depth makes it easy to hold, allows the designs to be seen and complement the contents.

Size: Ø15 x 5.5cm

Material: Porcelain

Producer: Hakusan Porcelain

Made in Hasami City, Nagasaki, Japan


Hakusan Porcelain
Hakusan Porcelain Co, Ltd. was founded in 1779 in Hasami, Nagasaki Prefecture, and has existed in its current form since 1958.

The city of Hasami has a 400-year tradition of ceramic production and many companies are still active there, mainly producing teacups and teapots. The local porcelain is renowned for its translucence and whiteness. Led by designer Masahiro Mori, Hakusan has been the leading porcelain producer in post-war Japan. The company has a long history of producing high-quality porcelain products and has been awarded such honours as the “Good Design” and “Long Life Design” prizes. Hakusan porcelain exemplifies the simple elegance of Japanese design.