This elegant Arita-yaki sugi-nari yunomi features ornate floral decorations underneath a crazed glaze with gilding and red enameling on top. Unlike most Arita ware, this teacup is made of stoneware rather than porcelain. Made by Kiyohide Kiln (清秀).
Arita-yaki (有田焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from the are around the town of Arita on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Since the discovery of the raw materials for porcelain near Arita in the 16th century, Arita has been one of the major centers of Japanese porcelain production.
8.3cm (3.3in) - width
8.3cm (3.3in) - height
190ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
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