Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi

Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi
Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi

Japanese Teacups - Pair of Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Meoto Lidded Yunomi

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  • Vintage. Made in Japan
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This pair of Tokoname-yaki meoto lidded yunomi (teacups) are made from a smooth, unglazed red shudei clay and engraved with calligraphy.

Ships in original tomobako (wooden paulownia box).

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:
7.9cm (3.1in) - width
10cm (3.9in) - height
170ml - capacity

Smaller teacup:
7cm (2.8in) - width
9.7cm (3.8in) - height
130ml - capacity

Condition: Excellent

This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand

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