The pattern on various table wares, are developed in a long history of Japan.,
Mostly, the pattern had been imported from China, Korea, mainly, however, from Idea, Africa, sometimes.
And Japanese artisans studied, accepted such imported and established Japan original pattern for paint on ceramic
base. @Also, artisans created their own shape of receptacles that reached Japanese traditional foods.
In such histories, Japan has been able to have a particular "Tohki", table ware that enjoy our eyes in the first
impression when to look a table.
You may enjoy color, paint, shapes in each of a thousand variations.