Japanese Teacups - Pair of Floral Meoto Obori Soma-yaki Yunomi
This couples' pair of Obori Soma-yaki yunomi (teacups) feature an elegant celadon glaze decorated with hand-painted flower motifs. Called 'meoto yumomi' in Japanese, couple's pairs of teacups are traditional wedding gifts.
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.
7.4cm (2.9in) - width
7.8cm (3.1in) - height
160ml - capacity
6.9cm (2.7in) - width
7.4cm (2.9in) - height
150ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
Ships from Thailand
Like what you see? Follow us on Instagram @tezumitea and comment 'I love tea' on any photo for a chance to win free teaware!