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Kyoyaki Tenmoku-glazed teacup B

¥4,950
This is a tenmoku glaze tea cup from Sekiun Kiln.

This tea cup has a tenmoku glaze that shines in green, blue, and purple depending on the angle of the light. The ingredients in the black glaze, which contain a lot of iron, flow down during firing, creating a beautiful grain pattern.


The famous tenmoku glaze tea bowls were made in the Jian kilns and Cizhou kilns during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) in China. Many tea bowls with black glaze were produced for matcha, which was popular in China at the time, and among these, Tenmoku tea bowls were rare. The name Tenmoku comes from the fact that the tea bowl used by Japanese Zen monks who studied abroad on Mt. Tenmoku in China was called "Tenmoku Chawan."


This tea cup is made using a potter's wheel to scrape the surface and shape it. The scratch marks on the bottom are beautiful. Only the bottom is unglazed, and the feel of the clay feels good in your hand.

The pattern of the Tenmoku cannot be controlled, and no two vessels are alike. This is a gem of a tea cup where you can enjoy the randomness of ceramics.



Potter: Sekiun Kiln (Kyoto)

Molding: potter's wheel molding

Type: Pottery

Size: Diameter approx. 7.5cm, bottom diameter approx. 3cm, height approx. 3.5cm

Capacity: Full water 50ml Practical 30ml

Weight: Approx. 43g

Packing: Paper box

Note: Because it is handmade, each piece will vary slightly.



<Kyoto ware>

Kyo-yaki is ceramics made in Kyoto City. After the Edo period (around 1800 A.D.), many tea utensils for matcha and sencha were made as tea ceremonies became popular. Against the backdrop of Kyoto's high culture, it developed with the support of temples, shrines, nobles, and merchants.


They specialize in vividly colored ceramics such as dyed, red-colored, and gold-colored paintings, as well as finely crafted ceramics. This is ceramics with a high aesthetic sense and modeling technology that incorporates various techniques and styles.

Kyoyaki Tenmoku-glazed teacup B

¥4,950 JPY
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