Reiko Black Silky texture Water Drain Bowl Tea-Pond 鯉江廣朱泥熏黑建水水盂
In Japan it is called Koboshi or Kensui.Smaller size Kensui than Matcha Tea Ceremony, this is designed for Sencha Tea ceremony.
Red clay which is smoked to black, edge (rim) of surface was ground so that the red clay is appeared. Contrast of black and red line is beautiful.
Black color made by smoke on red clay is soft, deep.
Unglazed, very fine texture - silky.
Shape has very elegant and stable impression.
Texture and Shape are important for simple Black tea ware.
Surface will have deeper sheen as you use it long time. Good to put on tea table while you brew and enjoy tea.
Artist Reiko produces tea ware for Senchado (Sencha tea ceremony), which should be simple but elegant and tasteful.
Artist : Hiroshi Koie (REIKO) 鯉江廣(玲光)Size : Approx. Width12.2 ㎝ / Hight6.9 ㎝Capacity：Approx.580 mlBox : Paper Box