Common explanation: Ink flipping technique

Ink-flicking technique

One of Nabeshima's traditional techniques, the sumi-hiki technique has been handed down from ancient times. First, the white parts are painted with ink, the other parts are covered with paint, and the ink part is burned off again at a temperature of about 900 degrees Celsius. increase.

By doing so, the burnt-out part becomes white and only the paint remains. By applying a glaze to this and firing it, it has been used many times in the history of Nabeshima ware as a light expression without outlines.

About the Nabeshima style

The style beauty that Nabeshima ware has kept as a traditional rule since the Edo period, is composed and designed with 1 color (blue) and 3 colors (red, yellow, green) with red painting.

Those drawn with only blue are classified as dyeing.

The finely drawn lines and the light gradation that is layered over and over again create a dignified dignity.

The Nabeshima traditional pattern, which was a tribute item, is a design that allows you to feel the elegance of ancient Japan while being gorgeous.