This Obori Soma-yaki guinomi (small teacup) features a double-walled body with sakura flower petal carvings and a thick green celadon glaze.
Obori Soma-yaki (大堀相馬焼) is a type of Japanese porcelain produced in the town of Namie in Fukushima Prefecture, and dates back to the early Edo period.
The most distinctive features of Obori-soma ware are its celadon glazes which feature large crazing patterns, hand-painted horse motifs, and double-walled construction. This double-walled technique provides insulation, keeping liquids hot and your hands cool, and is unique to Obori Soma-yaki.
4.8cm (1.9in) - width
5.4cm (2.1in) - height
25ml - capacity
This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand
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