Atelier Yu Cats In Sunny Spot Kutani Yunomi Japanese Teacup
This Japanese teacup is from the popular "Cats in Sunny Spot" series by Atelier Yu. It features a drawing of two adorable cats snuggled up together. Atelier Yu is known for its delicate handiwork, as you can see the Japanese color paint makes thickness on the colored part by painted with a brush.
The contrast of the soft and relaxing drawings of the cats and the texture of the traditional stoneware colored in warm white create a charming and authentic atmosphere.
The shape is crafted by potter's wheel and you can feel the warmth and comfort to hold it in your hand. This teacup is a perfect way to enjoy Japanese artisan's crafts in your teatime.
Pair this with a teapot with the same design (sold separately), which will greatly enhance the experience for you and your guests.
- Quantity: 1 cup
- Dimension: 8.2cm(3.2in) x H8cm(3.1in)
- Capacity : 250ml(8.5oz)
- Material: Stoneware - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Atelier Yu
ABOUT ATELIER YU
"Tableware determines the taste of food"
Their atelier is specialized in Kutani ware painting performed by female artisans.
Artisans work every day at the foot of the sacred Hakusan mountain surrounded by sounds of breeze of singing birds.
Kutani Colored Artwork
While focusing on the traditional colors called Kutani gosai (five colors), they add the sweetness of women to our pottery, hoping to bring a smile to everyone who use it.
They are delighted to help bring a smile to your dining.
About kutani ware
Kutani ware is a type of pottery produced in the Kaga region of Ishikawa Prefecture and it has a history of over 350 years.
It is characterized by the heavy brilliance of the five colors of green, yellow, red, purple, and navy blue that are applied to the bold and daring lines.
Its long history has evolved through the tireless efforts and enthusiasm of people who have sought innovation while maintaining tradition.
In the early 1700s, the Kutani kilns were closed, but about 80 years later they were opened and Kutani ware was revived.
The beauty of the various styles and methods of painting is known as "Japan Kutani" and is highly regarded around the world.