This pair of Shigaraki-yaki senchawan (teacups ideal for sencha) are made in the classic tulip shape and are unglazed, showing off the warmth and richness of Shigaraki stoneware.
Shigaraki-yaki (信楽焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from the area around Shigaraki town in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The site of one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns, pottery has been made in Shigaraki since at least the 12th century, with some saying it started as early as 742 AD. Made from clay taken from around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, Shigaraki ware is known for its warm colours, natural aesthetic, and glassy glazes.
7.8cm (3.1in) - width
5.7cm (2.2in) - height
100ml - capacity
Condition: Very good (minor indentations in the stoneware, please see photos)
Ships from Thailand
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