Soryu Kiln Celadon Tobikanna Kiyomizu Ware Small Cup

JPY ¥12,300

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Celadon often being used in large porcelain for artistic purposes, but this is a small cup that can fit in your hand. A possession of elegant beauty in the scene of cuisine. The rim exposes the outlines of the red clay, an exquisite balance between the elegance of emerald celadon and the rustic red soil. The base is of brown color and unglazed, once held in your hand you can enjoy both the glazed smooth surface and the clay texture of rustic brown. 

A combination of a century old tradition of Kyoto Celadon pottery, and the folk craft of Kyushu Koishikawara ware, Soryu Kiln was founded by husband and wife Soryu and Madoka Wanami in 2015. Their signature style is the blend of turquoise blue of celadon glaze, with the heartwarming hand craft of chattering of geometric patterns. The prestige and auspicious emerald glare, in the scenes of your everyday tableware.

The turquoise glare is achieved through the meticulous process of kneading the kiln’s house blended pigment and seed of celadon into the clay. The celadon seed illuminates into this unique heartwarming blue once cooked in the kiln.

This small cup can be used as a small tea cup, especially for green tea. The green color of tea is especially beautiful when put in such cups made of celadon blue. Otherwise, in Japanese cuisine this cup can be used for your dipping sauce for Soba noodles. The sublime beauty of celadon blue can be appropriate for any auspicious and pleasing dining experience. 


  • DimensionD8.0cm(3.1in) x H6.7cm(2.6in)
  • Capacity: 150ml(5.1oz)
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Kyo Kiyomizu Ware
  • Brand: Soryu Kiln


Soryu Kiln is a Kyo ware kiln highly skilled in the art of celadon porcelain, combining the techniques of Koishiwara ware of Fukuoka prefecture. It is unique in design where shades of blue of the celadon ware are emphasized by the grooves made by carving out continuous geometric patterns by a skill called “Tobikanna” (Chattering Pottery). The emerged style is a combination of the nobility of traditional celadon ware, and the tobikanna technique of folk craft.

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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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Calming Tea Cup

Love how well crafted this tea cup is and the calming color. When I drink from it I feel so relaxed!



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