Deep Black Glaze Coffee Cup (L)

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An artisanal coffee mug by Hideki Yamamoto, a ceramic artist from Saga Prefecture who specializes in a ‘metal-like’ black glaze with a strong and bold expression. The mug features a unique handle, generous in size with a beautiful linear curve.

  • Area: Saga Prefecture
  • Material: Ceramic
  • Size: φ98 x h95mm


A ceramic artist living in Takeo, Saga Prefecture, Mr. Yamamoto is working from his own atelier in nature-rich surroundings where he pursues simplicity or the “beauty of subtraction” as he calls it. His works are known for their sophisticated metal-like texture achieved by his original glaze called "kuroyu".

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Instructions for use

  • To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below: 
  • Soak in water or lukewarm water before first use to make product more stain-resistant.
  • Dry thoroughly after use, and store in dry area, this is to avoid the risk of mold.
  • 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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