The fascinating shape of this Japanese ceramic bowl is certain to garner attention and compliments. This piece of Asian tableware is neither round nor oval, but uniquely shaped like an abalone shell. A larger bowl in the Artic Ice Tableware Collection
, it is made in Japan, where the shellfish is believed to contain an elixir for life, according to traditional folklore. The 6-1/2" by 6" Japanese Bowl
and 5-1/2" by 5" Small Japanese Bowl
are other pieces that have this same interesting shape.
This Japanese ceramic bowl, inspired by traditional Japanese tableware, captures the essence of nature and earthy elements both in shape and design. The edges of this Japanese bowl are hammered by hand, and the entire bowl is hand-glazed. This is truly a piece of craftsmanship. The bowl is splattered and speckled with blue and pearl glaze, on a gray base. The pattern looks textured from a distance, but the matte finish is smooth to the touch. The effect is contemporary and enticing.
This modern Asian bowl is an ideal piece for all your favorite foods, like pasta, salad, a dry noodle dish, fried rice, or macaroni and cheese. Fill this Japanese ceramic bowl with a different elixir for life- delicious food! You will impress your guests with both culinary skills and a beautiful piece of Japanese ceramics.
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