Japanese Power of 5 Soup Bowls
Japan - The Art of Tableware. The Power of Five
The number five is considered important in Japanese culture, and this extends to its food traditions as well. They form the basis of concepts that have been in place for centuries. Food should be enjoyed with all five senses - touch, smell, hearing, sight and taste.
Taste and smell are major, and depend mostly what you put in your bowls. Touch is also important, not only for the texture of the food itself, but also for tableware. These bowls have five different flower designs on each bowl with a beautiful detail top gold wavy rim. Hearing, while being a bit more esoteric, also figures into the experience. Sight, you will love the way these bowls appear on your table with the beautiful flowers and colors, each bowl has a smaller flower on the inside.
Each bowl is 4" diameter and 1 3/4 deep