(Size) : Diameter 12.3cm 4.84 inch / Height 8cm 3.15 inch
(Capacity) : 590ml
(Material) : Pottery
(Origin) : Made in Japan / Mino Yaki Ware
(Condition): Brand new
About Mino Yaki
MINO-YAKI is an pottery made in Mino area which is located in Gifu prefecture. MINO-YAKI production started in this area during Tumulus Period as the soil in MINO contains plenty of ingredients required for pottery. In Japan, MINO-YAKI is the most popular pottery. Its share now goes beyond 50% of the Japanese pottery market. You can find the largest concentration of MINO-YAKI potters at Toki city in Gifu prefecture.A wide variety of pottery produced in Gifu Prefecture · Higashi Mino, "Mino-yaki".Mino-yaki supported by long history and tradition,Production of tableware accounts for about 60% of the national share,It is not an exaggeration to say that it is representative of Japanese ceramics.
The history of Mino-yaki goes back to 1300years ago. This types of pottery became very popular and was produced all over Japan.During Kamakura Perion (2296-1333), people started making pottery without putting enamels on. By this time, the general public also started to use Mino-yaki in daily life.In Muromach (1336-1573) to Momoyama Period (1573-1603), many different enamels were invented. The major Mino-yaki variations; Shino, Kiseto, Seto-kuro were born in this time.In seventeenth century, people started building kilns in steep mountains. Building kilns in steep mountains were an revolutionary idea and it made Mino-yaki easier to make.
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