TANAKA TOUBOU SAKURA AND MOON KYO WARE MATCHA BOWL CHAWAN
¥17,500

Tanaka Toubou Sakura and Moon Kyo Ware Matcha Bowl Chawan

JPY ¥17,500

Only 3 pieces in stock!

A beautiful Kyo ware matcha bowl chawan adorned with the elegant combination of sakura (cherry blossoms) and a golden half moon.

The blossoms of the sakura can be seen in all their splendor during the spring season.  Sakura trees burst forth with an abundance of captivating white or pink petals. Enjoy the lightness of the petals fluttering in the night air under a golden half moon.

The designs are hand painted by an artisan at Tanaka Toubou one by one which is a characteristic of Kyo ware. The petals of the sakura are elegantly drawn in a light red and a vivid white outlined in exquisite gold paint.  

At the foot of "Fushimi Inari Taisha" Shrine, Tanaka Toubou has been open for 35 years. The artisans at Tanaka Toubou, Nobuo and Michiko Tanaka specialize in creating unique tea ceremony utensils and daily-use tablewares.

Nobuo principally creates glazed ware with a black "tenmoku" glaze that includes at least five percent iron. Meanwhile, Michiko's works capture the essence of each season along with gentle depictions of plants and animals which give an emotional connection to those who admire them.

PRODUCT DETAIL

  • DimensionD11.7cm(4.6in) x H7.7cm(3.4in)
  • Capacity: 370ml(12.5oz)
  • Material: Stoneware 
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Kyo ware
  • Brand Tanaka Toubou

 

ABOUT TANAKA TOUBOU

At the foot of "Fushimi Inari Taisha" Shrine, the kiln of the crafting artisans Nobuo and Michiko Tanaka has been open for 35 years. They specialize in creating unique tea ceremony utensils and daily-use tablewares.

Nobuo principally creates glazed ware with a black "tenmoku" glaze that includes at least five percent iron. Meanwhile, Michiko's works capture the essence of each season along with gentle depictions of plants and animals which gives an emotional connection to those who admire them.

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ABOUT Kyo Ware and Kiyomizu Ware

"Emblematic Pottery Flourishes in the Old Capital of Japan"

Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware is one of Kyoto's representative crafts. Its a traditional craft designated by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, named Kyo-yaki or Kiyomizu-yaki in Japanese.

There is no specific style, and all pottery techniques from various regions of Japan are used. Another characteristic of Kyo ware is that all processes, such as pottery wheel turning and painting, are done by hand. With a history that has developed along with traditional culture, Kyo ware is characterized by delicate painting and excellent modeling skills, resulting in ceramics of great elegance and highly pictorial qualities. Kyo ware and Kiyomizu ware were designated as traditional crafts by the Japanese government in 1977 and are very popular for its artistic quality.

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