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“Origin of Red pained in Imari Porcelain expoted to the Europe in 19 century”
The Nishie Residence is the home of the Nishie family, which prospered through copper mining and the production of bengara pigment in the Fukiya area of Okayama Prefecture starting around 310 years ago. Built at the height of the Edo Period, the...more
You will be excited to find the residence is the origin of Bengara ,a kind of red color painted in Imari Porcelain which is very famous to export to Europe in 19 century. Ukiyoe was painted the paper rapping Imari Porcelain. Without the red, There...More
Date of experience: September 2018
Kaoruko N, お客様担当マネージャー at Nishie Residence, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018
I really appreciate for your thoughtful comment . As you figure out .Fukiya is the origin of red-pigment by hand- manufacturing in the world When you have an opportunity to come Fukiya again, just drop by Nishie-residence.
I am looking forward to seeing you again.