A Bizen cup & saucer with a rich, earthy appearance. While retaining the feel of natural clay this item exudes an elegance and the impression of a new Bizen. Its simple shape does not impose itself, but becomes more familiar each time it is used.
- Area: Bizen, Okayama Prefecture
- Brand: IZURU SEITOU
- Material: Stoneware
- Size: φ80 x h72mm, saucer d142 x h23mm
- This product comes with its original box.
Brand: Izuru Seitou
A new brand created by the sons of an established Bizen ware artist in Okayama Prefecture. By using pigment infused clay, they develop earthenware products with unique colors and originality.
Japanese Crafts Online Media: KOGEI STANDARD
Stoneware made mainly in Imbe area in Bizen City, Okayama Prefecture. One of the six ancient kilns in Japan. Characterized by high temperature firing without using glazes and various expressions brought about by transformation.
Six ancient kilns
Generic name of the six distinctive ancient kilns among all Japanese kilns, which have produced pottery from medieval times to the present day. These are Seto ware, Tokoname ware, Shigaraki ware, Echizen ware, Tanba-Tachikui ware and Bizen ware.
Instructions for use
To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:
- Wash before first use with water or warm water.
- Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
- Do not use in oven or on open fire.
- Clean the product with non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
- For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
- As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.
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