Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi

Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi - Tezumi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi - Tezumi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi - Tezumi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi - Tezumi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi - Tezumi

Japanese Teacups - Pair of Bamboo Striped White Glazed Tokoname-yaki Meoto Yunomi

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  • Vintage. Made in Japan
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This couple's pair of elegant tsutsu-gata Tokoname-yaki yunomi (teacups) feature fine horizontal stripes and bamboo engravings on the exterior, and a white glazed interior.

Called 'meoto yumomi' in Japanese, couple's pairs of teacups are traditional wedding gifts.

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.

Dimensions:

Larger teacup:
6.4cm (2.5in) - width
9cm (3.5in) - height
170ml - capacity

Smaller teacup:
5.9cm (2.3in) - width
8.5cm (3.3in) - height
130ml - capacity

Condition: Very good

This vintage item ships from Thailand

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