This tsutsu-gata Tokoname-yaki yunomi (teacup) features a unique shape that flares at the base and is decorated with minimalistic horizontal stripes.
Tokoname-yaki (常滑焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from Tokoname in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The site of one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns, pottery has been made in Tokoname since the 12th century. Today, Tokoname ware is known for its iconic brick-red clay called shudei. Famously used in teaware and bonsai pots, this clay’s vibrant colour comes from its rich iron content. Tea steeped in unglazed Tokoname teapots is said to have a mellower taste.
6.5cm (2.6in) - width
6cm (2.4in) - height
115ml - capacity
Condition: Good (minor defect in the clay, please see photos)
Ships from Thailand
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