This lidded Arita-yaki yunomi (teacup) is decorated with beautiful white flowers and gold leaves over a green glaze.
Lidded teacups are traditionally used to keep the heat in and the dust out.
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.
9.2cm (3.6in) - width
7.6cm (3in) - height
150ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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