Tasei Kiln Tenmoku Color Stripe Arita Chawanmushi Bowl

JPY ¥13,200

Only 10 pieces in stock!

Enjoy delicious Chawanmushi (Japanese steamed egg custard) with your favorite ingredients at home with this beautiful Arita ware Chawanmushi bowl from Tasei Kiln. 

Tenmoku is a ceramic glaze known for its characteristic glossy and very dark colors such as deep brown or maroon, primarily attributed to its iron-bearing composition. Set against the backdrop of the Tenmoku glaze, a ribbon adorned in a spectrum of soft colors swirls, with patches of gold enhancing its allure.

The lid rests nicely on the bowl, and the handle on the lid makes it easy to lift. Without its lid, the bowl can also be used as a small Kobachi bowl to serve appetizers or side dishes. 

Tasei Kiln aims to produce beautiful and heartwarming Arita ware that make dishes gorgeous and add color to the table. Originally, Tasei Kiln was renowned for specializing in the production of Chawanmushi bowls solely for commercial use. Today, the same refined techniques, once reserved for professionals, can be appreciated right in your own home.


  • Quantity: 1
  • Dimension: D8cm(3.1in) x H8cm(3.1in)
  • Capacity: 100ml(3.4oz)
  • Material: Porcelain 
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Arita Ware
  • Brand: Tasei Kiln


Tasei Kiln has been producing Arita Ware in Saga Prefecture for many years.

The pottery brings color and enjoyment to our daily lives during the four seasons, and the many dishes that decorate various dining tables, sometimes brilliantly, sometimes chicly, incorporate tradition and new techniques, making the pottery environmentally friendly. In the overglaze painting process, they use lead-free paints developed by Arita in consideration of safety. These products can be used comfortably and safely by everyone from small children to the elderly. Also, the popular design of the bond motif makes these products suitable as gifts for life's milestones, such as marriage and longevity celebrations.

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Arita Ware, made in the town of Arita in Saga Prefecture, is the oldest porcelain production area in Japan's history. Arita porcelain is characterized by its translucent white porcelain surface, dyeing using "Gosu" (indigo pigment), and gorgeous red painting using glassy overglaze pigments (red, green, yellow, purple, and blue). The pottery is highly durable and is produced in a wide variety of styles, from fine art to daily necessities. It was exported to Europe, where it was prized as fine art and called "white gold".

 Arita Ware is also a prestigious brand that is admired by ceramicists from other regions as a representative porcelain production area.

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