Mino ware Karakusa Yuzen Japanese tea cup with plate

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Mino ware Karakusa Yuzen Japanese tea cup with plate

Cup: Diameter 7 cm x Height 5 cm
Plate: 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm x height 2 cm
Capacity: 70cc
* Capacity is 70% when full.

A Japanese tea cup with an elegant design.
With a pretty and delicate pattern, we have created a tea set that combines elegance with simplicity.
A wide variety of pottery “Mino ware” produced in Tono, Gifu prefecture.
Mino ware, supported by a long history and tradition,
Tableware production accounts for about 60% of the national share,
It is no exaggeration to say that it is a representative of Japanese pottery.
Pottery that is casually used in daily life and melts into it without your knowledge.
That is “Mino ware”.
Mino ware has a long history, dating back more than 1300 years.
At first, the technique of Sue pottery was introduced from the Korean Peninsula.
In the Heian period (10th century), ash glaze called white porcelain was applied.
Pottery is now baked.
This white porcelain is an improved version of Sue porcelain that uses glaze.
Around this time, the number of kilns increased, and it became a full-fledged pottery production area.

From the Azuchi-Momoyama period to the beginning of the Edo period, along with the popularity of tea ceremony
A pottery that reflects the taste of the tea master was produced.
In the early Showa period, demand for luxury goods increased, and at the same time as mechanization, technology
It has improved significantly. Kilns are also from charcoal kilns to heavy oil kilns, shuttle gas kilns,
At the same time as it evolved into a tunnel kiln and a roller herskilln
It will lead to improvement of yield, uniformity of products, and mass production.
Fortunately, Mino ware, which has won many recessions without being hit by the war,
Nowadays, it boasts the largest production volume in Japan, both in name and reality.

* AS EACH ITEM IS HANDMADE ONE BY ONE, THERE MAY BE SLIGHT DIFFERENCES IN COLOR, SHAPE, AND SIZE.
* DEPENDING ON YOUR DEVICE AND VIEWING ENVIRONMENT, THE COLOR AND TEXTURE OF THE PHOTO MAY LOOK SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT FROM THE ACTUAL ONE.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.
* TOKYO TEA GARDEN IS CLOSED ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.
* IN RARE CASES, THE STOCK MAY BE OUT OF STOCK BECAUSE THE STOCK IS SHARED WITH OTHER SALES SITES. IN THAT CASE, WE WILL NOTIFY YOU IMMEDIATELY.
* TOKYO TEA GARDEN WILL SHIP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT IT MAY TAKE 3 TO 7 BUSINESS DAYS TO PREPARE FOR SHIPPING DEPENDING ON THE ORDERED ITEM.
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* TOKYO TEA GARDEN does NOT collect any local duties, taxes or fees on international orders.
For countries that apply sales taxes and/or customs duties (esp. European countries), if applicable, those charges will be payable to local authorities before delivery.

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Weight 500 g

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