KYO no HARU (handcrafted Matcha Bowl)

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

This item is now temporarily out of stock and will be available around April 22 or 27.

diameter: 4.92inch (12.5cm) height: 3.15inch (8cm), standard matcha bowl size
Traditional Kyo-Yaki (Kyoto Style)
Made by Shunzan Mori at Shunzan Kiln

KYO of this name means KYOTO and HARU means spring in Japanese. SAKURA cherry blossoms, painted on this Matcha Bowl, are well-loved flowers, symbolizing springtime, in Japan. Considering the price and quality, this Matcha bowl is an outstanding value.

Weeping cherry trees are brightly, carefully and vividly painted on the side and inside. Weeping cherry trees are loved even more so than SAKURA because of the emotional peace. This should bring gaiety and calm peace to CHAKAI tea ceremony. Of course, this can be used throughout the year.
Though the color and brushwork are vivid, the whole atmosphere is amazingly soft and gentle, a beautiful effect characteristic of Shunzan’s expert artistry.

This Matcha bowl is the traditional standard Kyo Yaki shape. However, Shunzan has added a few special touches such as linear patterns carved on the side and a spiral on the lowest point of the bowl inside. The base is carefully carved to a unique shape. They all bring a gentle accent to the atmosphere.

Colorful patches of orange are called GOHONDE, a traditional technique that adds warmth to the atmosphere of the work. It is impossible to fully control the contrasting density of GOHONDE, so that GOHONDE is a little different in each work.

This Matcha bowl brings the cheerful feeling of walking through a field of flowers, an airy feeling of lightness. It will certainly add joy to your green moment.

Specially packaged in a carton box.
Lead-free. Made in Japan.




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Shunzan Mori

Shunzan Mori is the third Shunzan. He was born in Kyoto in 1958. He succeeded the third Shunzan after working at Yoshiya kiln for 6 years. He is well-known for bringing out the primary features of clay and creating beautiful flowers of the four seasons. Shunzan has a great respect for artist Kenzan Ogata (1663-1743) who was one of the first to paint four seasons flowers on pottery in Japan.
Shunzan Mori continuously strives to develop unique techniques. His graceful flowers painted on unique ceramic art consistently receives high evaluations.


- 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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