Japan Arita Porcelain 16 Tea Cups Set Box 有田16色杯
Please see all 16 colors in the our website.
Shape of the cups are traditional style of Japan.
It is authentic shape for tea and sake.
The lip of cup is thin, feel well and you can concentrate more to taste of tea. The carved lip deliver tea to your tongue smoothly, aroma and flavor spread into your mouth just by tilting a cup a bit in your hand.
Shinemon’s porcelain stone is very while like snow.
Please pay attention to unglazed part, which is bottom of the cup and foot ring.
It is purely white. Shinemon’s clay is high grade and it also the reason to gives good effect to the color of glaze made in kiln.
They manipulate kiln atmosphere (flame, temperature, oxygen etc) and create beautiful colors.
Glazes on cups turn to unexpected colors if it is not controlled well.
Some colors are most beautiful when firing in winter. So they make the ones in winter mostly.
Crystalline glaze sometimes result in not enough crystals on body. Only the ones with beautiful crystals are selected and handed to customers.
Please enjoy various beauties, crystalline glaze, tenmoku glaze, blue,green, orange, red, purple, brown, black..
Studio : Shinemon Kiln
Size : Approx. Width5.7 ㎝ / Hight3.7 ㎝
Box : Wood Box
Color of the glazing, volume of Crystal in glazing of each piece are varies depends on kiln status and they are not identical as photo. Total impression is the same. We appreciate your understanding.
(If you have preference of amount of crystal, please inform us when ordering. We try to select one according to your preference. )
The photo was taken by Shiha Teapot Shop and we see the cups are very beautiful on beautiful pure white porcelain. Recommendation.
Bigger Size cup set is also available! Please ask us. 95,000JPY Dia 7.5cm* Hight 5cm