Kyoto Tea Bowl Matcha Chawan Kyo Kiyomizu yaki ware Shiro Kairagi Kyoto Japan

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 (Size)   : Diameter 11.5 x Height 8 cm / 4.52 x 3.03 inch

(Material) :  Pottery

(Origin) : Made in Japan / Kiyomizu yaki

(Condition) : Brand new

(Note) :

This is a matcha bowl made by cover glaze on a black-coated base. The expression created by the shrinkage of the glaze creates a tasteful scenery. The scenery created by shrinking the glaze with double cover. A matcha bowl to enjoy the beauty of "Kairagi". White on black. It is a handmade matcha bowl that feels warm as if it were fluffy candyfloss. There is beauty in sharp and distorted edge, the shape of the beveling of the body. There is no seasonal feeling and it does not choose the combination and place with other dishes. A tea bowl that uses the technique of shrinking the glaze, which write "梅花皮" and read it as “Kairagi”. The contrast with the chamfered body black makeup is impressive.

Kiyomizu is one of the traditional crafts that represent Kyoto,originally started in the pottery 
of Kiyomizu Slope neighborhood toward theKiyomizu-dera. 
Pottery and porcelain made in Kyoto is generally known as Kyo-style ceramics,Kiyomizu ware. 
The splendor and refined elegance of Kyo-style-ceramics,Kiyomizu ware is created based on sophisticated design and various proficient skills. 
History of pottery and porcelain in Kyoto started more than 1,200 years ago,in Nara period. 
A Buddhist preist, Gyoki built a kiln and made earthenware in Seikanji. Now the ruins of the temple is called "Chawan-zaka". Kyo-style ceramics, Kiyomizu ware products are mostly handmade and the feature of that is in wide variety in small quantity.

500.00 Grams

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