Koransha - Porcelain from Arita, Japan
Eizaemon Fukagawa 1 started making ceramics abou 300 years ago i Arita City, Saga.
During the turmoil of the Meiji Restoration, the Fukagawa family lost the patronage and support of the Saga Nabeshima clan. Under such challenging circumstances, Eizaemon Fukagawa VIII founded an organization consisting of origin of koransha.
Since 1875, Koransha has been awarded honorary gold medals at world expositions. Winning recognition abroad, Koransha was honored to be assigned as a purveyor to the department of the imperial Household in 1896. the variety of patterns and traditional beauty of Arita ceramics with multicolored overglaze painting are called the Koransha style, and enjoy considerable popularity.