This set of three Tokoname-yaki yunomi (teacups) is made from striking red marbled clay and features white glazed interiors, which showcase the true colour of the tea liquor. The marbled effect is produced through the nerikomi technique, which involves layering different coloured clay. Made by Shintsuki (伸月).
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.
7cm (2.8in) - width
4.9cm (1.9in) - height
65ml - capacity
Ships from Thailand
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