Japanese Teacups - Pair of Meoto Obori Soma-yaki Yunomi

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This couples' pair of Obori Soma-yaki yunomi (teacups) feature an elegant celadon glaze decorated with hand-painted horse 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.


Larger cup:
7.1cm (2.8in) - width
9.4cm (3.7in) - height
200ml - capacity

Smaller cup:
6.7cm (2.6in) - width
8.8cm (3.5in) - height
160ml - capacity

Condition: Very good

Ships from Thailand


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