HOZAN KILN HIDASUKI BIZEN WARE JAPANESE TEACUP PAIR
$102.00

Hozan Kiln Hidasuki Bizen Ware Japanese Teacup Pair

USD $102

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This is a Bizen Ware teacup with a pattern called "Hidasuki". The coarse texture, exquisite colors and patterns produced by the kiln's flames is a remarkable example of Bizen Ware, "the art of clay and fire". 

This "Hidasuki" pattern is made when the work is wrapped in straw and placed in a kiln with a cover called a Saya, and fired in a place away from direct heat, it becomes light brown in color throughout and scarlet in the areas where the straw is wrapped. It is very popular because of the contrast between those vivid colors. Each firing results in a different pattern, making each piece a unique work of art.

Delivered in a wooden box which makes it a perfect gift for your loved ones.

Bizen Ware is a traditional stoneware produced in the Imbe area of Okayama Prefecture. It is one of the oldest ceramics in Japan, and is made using the “Yakishime" technique, in which pieces are fired at high temperatures without glaze to make them durable and water-resistant. 

Hozan Kiln is a long-established Bizen Ware kiln located in Imbe, Bizen City. In the Bizen Ware, there were six families that had been under the protection of the shogunate (government) since the 17th century. Hozan Kiln is known as one of them and continues to this day as the legitimate successor of Bizen Ware.

PRODUCT DETAIL

  • Quantity: 2 cups
  • Dimension: D8.2cm(3.2in) x H7.8cm(3.1in)
  • Capacity : 200ml(6.8oz)
  • Wooden Box: 11.7cm(4.6in) x 18.8cm(7.4in) x 10.2cm(4in)
  • Material: Stoneware 
  • Origin: Made in Japan - Bizen Ware 
  • Brand: Hozan Kiln 

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About BIZEN ware
"The Art of the Clay and Fire"

Bizen Ware is a traditional stoneware produced in the Ibe area of Okayama Prefecture. It is one of the oldest ceramics in Japan, and is made using the “Yakishime" technique, in which pieces are fired at high temperatures without glaze to make them durable and water-resistant.

Bizen Ware is called "the art of clay and fire" for the exquisite colors and patterns produced by the kiln's flames, and is characterized by its minimalist, "wabi-sabi" design.