JICON Meshi-wan rice bowl
White porcelain tableware designed by OJI Masanori. Enjoy its beautiful "porcelain white" unlike anything seen before. Certain items in the series have an accent of rusty brown color on the rim called "Fuchi-Sabi".
The 'meshi-wan' means bowl for rice, and it is perfect for this, but also a perfect desert, yoghurt or cereal bowl.
JICON is a porcelain series by OJI Masanori. The brand name means "porcelain (JI) in modern times (CON)." In the Buddhist words, JICON means "seize the day." It also denotes "porcelain (JI) created by the house of IMAMURA" of the Touetsugama kiln, founded 350 years ago. (Note that "IMA" means "modern times" in Japanese and can be paraphrased as "CON.") The kiln makes porcelains for daily life with its traditional white porcelain techniques using Amakusa Touseki (porcelain stone).
Meshi-Wan dia140 x h57
About JICON kiln
The Touetsugama kiln originated in Mikawachi of Sasebo City in Nagasaki prefecture as a house kiln under the patronage of the Hirado clan. The kiln was redeployed to Arita in Saga prefecture by IMAMURA Shikao XII for its expansion and is currently succeeded by IMAMURA Kenichi XIV. The kiln makes porcelains for daily life with its traditional white porcelain techniques using Amakusa Touseki (porcelain stone).