Showcasing a stunning design, these Japanese rice bowls are intricately crafted to show many images of cultural significance. Microwave and dishwasher safe, the bowls in this bowl set
can save you time in food preparation and cleanup with their convenient nature. They are also almost entirely covered in a glossy glaze, making them smooth to the touch. The only unglazed portion of these ceramic bowls is the exposed ring of ceramic at their footings, which give the bowls a bit of height.
Colored in traditional blue and white, these porcelain rice bowls have a detailed image of a dragon engraved in their interiors. In Chinese culture, the dragon symbolizes nobility, prosperity, luck, and power. With a raised hand above its own head, the dragon is seen clutching a pearl, which is said to give dragons power over rain, the sea, lakes, and rivers. This pearl is also a symbol of power, wisdom, spiritual energy, immortality, and prosperity. Beside the dragon is a beautiful image of crashing waves, which are meant to show the power of the dragon as well as the strength and volatility of nature. Another meaningful symbol that you can find on these Japanese rice bowls is the perfectly symmetrical Mount Fuji, which is considered sacred and a symbol of national identity to the Japanese people. Topped off with a dark brown rim, these little bowls are packed with symbolism and meaning.
Made in Japan, these small bowls can hold perfect sized portions of rice, salad, or dessert. You can also use them to eat portion-controlled meals all while admiring their enchanting motifs. Bring these purposeful Japanese rice bowls into your home to share a meal with friends and family; you can even use them as conversation starters at the dinner table!
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