Limited
KOHCHI TAKARA DUKUSHI Yunomi (handcrafted Teacup)

This is limited edition only available in autumn and winter season.

Handcrafted teacup: 200ml (7.04fl oz), diameter: 3.35inches (8.5cm) height: 3.35inches (8.5cm)
Traditional Kyo Yaki (Kyoto Style)
Made by Shohoh Itoh at Shohoh Kiln

This Yunomi is created by the traditional technique known as KOHCHI. KOHCHI technique, much-prized in tea ceremony, is to edge each pattern, placing a fine border of clay around each design. This limits the flowing of glaze or pigment and allows the artisan to create a graceful, vivid pattern. There is no brush unevenness and the surface is smooth and glossy like stained glass, which is the most desirable characteristic of the KOHCHI technique. KOHCHI porcelain has an indescribable noble and graceful atmosphere; its creation requires great care and a fine touch.

TAKARA DUKUSHI in Japanese means filled with treasures. This Yunomi is lyrically and exquisitely decorated with auspicious motifs. Each auspicious motif expresses the following: hand scroll: knowledge and wisdom; SHIPPOH GARA: seven treasures; HYOHTAN Japanese calabashes: perfect health; gavel: getting a wish; weight: accumulation of wealth; pouch: health and wealth.
Yellow is a traditional color of celebration. The yellow color is vividly and uniformly painted without brush unevenness.

The form is gracefully rounded. It has a large capacity and unique atmosphere. The base is carefully scraped away and finished with a traditional method found only among highest quality porcelain.

In Japan, highest quality Kyo Yaki porcelain such as this is also purchased with the intent that it will be passed down from generation to generation. It is also suitable for display, for example, in an office or library. It depends upon your vision and preference.

Specially packaged in a wooden box.
Lead-free. Made in Japan.
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Price:US$98.00

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Shohoh Itoh

Shohoh Itoh was born in Kyoto in 1959. He worked under the former Shohoh for over 10 years. He succeeded the former and took over the Shohoh Kiln as the second generation in 1989. He creates high grade Kyo Yaki porcelain having delicate atmosphere in a wide range of table ware. His goal is to build upon tradition with his own unique techniques. His works have achieved wide acclaim, especially his sophisticated KOHCHI ware.

Directions

- It is best to wash this item using only tepid water or mild chlorine-free dish washing detergent.
- If necessary, you may occasionally use a chlorine detergent.
- Do not sterilize by boiling, or in a dish washing machine.

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