Limited

SHIRO to MIDORI Shell Cup - pair (handcrafted)

This is limited edition only available in spring and summer season.

Handcrafted Multi-cup: 140ml (4.92fl oz) each, diameter: 3.34inches (8.5cm) height: 2.75inches (7.0cm)
Sophisticated Kyo-Yaki (Kyoto Style)
Made by Ms. Sawako Taniguchi at Sohshin Kiln

This modern Yunomi teacup of white porcelain with a beautiful celadon glaze is both stylish and charming. SHIRO to MIDORI of this name means white and green in Japanese. The name also expresses that the glazes are coated separately and beautifully. The rim in one part has a wavy shape, which accents this simple teacup.

The defining feature of this teacup is its shape. One part of the rim is wavy, like a clam shell. Each wave is formed with a sophisticated touch, to obtain the soft lines. It is very simple, yet without too much emphasis, so that it is possible to enjoy various drinks and dishes.

Ms. Sawako Taniguchi's porcelain works are characterized by delicate and elegant design, vivid glaze usage, and exceptional turning wheel skill. Her turning wheel technique is highly appreciated even among other artisans. Generally it is said that porcelain turning wheel is several times as difficult as pottery turning wheel. However, she shapes porcelain vividly and airily as if it is pottery. She is one of several young artisans that we would very much like to support and champion her future success.

At first glance, you probably feel this is a well designed work. And considering the details and quality, the price is very reasonable. The value of this will only grow over time and bring joy throughout the years.

Specially packaged in a carton box.
Lead-free. Made in Japan.
Free shipping on all tea ware items!

Price

US$89.00

Quantity

FREE INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING on all orders of US$36.00 or more.

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Sawako Taniguchi

Ms. Sawako Taniguchi was born in 1973 in Kyoto. She graduated from Kyoto Seika University Figurative Art Department in 1997. She has not apprenticed under any artisan but explored her own career.
Her porcelain works are characterized by delicate and elegant design, vivid glaze usage, and exceptional turning wheel skill. Her turning wheel technique is highly appreciated even among other artisans. Generally it is said that porcelain turning wheel is several times as difficult as pottery turning wheel. However, she shapes porcelain vividly and airily as if it is pottery.
She continuously is inspired by interacting with the public at her exhibitions, receiving requests, comments, and feedback about her work.

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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