Japanese Teacup - Geometric Gold Kutani-yaki Lidded Yunomi - 100ml
This lidded Kutani-yaki porcelain yunomi (teacup) features tessellated gold geometric patterns.
Lidded teacups are traditionally used to keep the heat in and the dust out.
Kutani-yaki (九谷焼) is a style of Japanese porcelain traditionally from Kutani, now a part of Kaga, Ishikawa, in the former Kaga Province, Japan. Porcelain wares made here became popular in the 17th century and after production in Kutani was revived in the 19th century, it is known for its intricate designs, called aka-e kinran-de (赤絵 金襴手) Kutani
8.3cm (3.3in) - width
6.9cm (2.7in) - height
100ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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