diameter: 4.92inch (12.5cm) height: 2.75inch (7cm), standard matcha bowl size
Traditional Kyo-Yaki (Kyoto Style)
Made by Myouken Imaoka at Myouken Kiln
This Matcha bowl, featuring traditional patterns and motifs, has been a best-selling item in Japan for more than 30 years. Clouds are expressed in the conventional method, and cranes are decorated inside and outside the bowl.
Even and continuous triangle patterns are inlaid inside and outside the bowl. Flower patterns are stamped at the bottom of the bowl. The celadon green glaze color, which has been used for many years in Japanese pottery, creates a nostalgic atmosphere. Stamped design of triangle patterns, flower, cranes and clouds are beautifully decorated on this bowl.
SEIJI means celadon green color, and UNKAKU means clouds and cranes. This Matcha bowl is glazed in celadon green color, which is very traditional, and patterns of clouds and cranes are decorated inside and outside the bowl. Crane painting is a traditional auspicious composition symbolizing longevity. Cranes fly through the clouds, the pattern of which is designed in a very traditional manner.
Stamped cranes and clouds, and designed triangle patterns are coated with white clay and then wiped away. Refined adjustment force and precise timing of this critical step keeps the INKA pattern clear and enhances its gradation effect. The beak, head, and foot of each crane are colored black by iron constituents in the glaze, adding accent to the bowl.
The tradition of genuine design and pattern is well expressed on this bowl. Considering the quality, this Matcha bowl is extremely reasonable in price. We are certain that you will cherish this bowl for many years.
Specially packaged in a carton box.
Lead-free. Made in Japan.
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