Tea Bowl (Akatsuki) / Eijiro Tokunaga

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An artist's depiction of dawn

Contemporary ceramic artist Eijiro Tokunaga is known for his cinematic and poetic tea bowls. His aesthetic style is a fusion between Saga, Karatsu and Kyoto, with original glazes that boldly depict natural sceneries and atmospheres.

  • Area: Saga Prefecture
  • Material: Ceramic
  • Size: φ100 (rim) x H100mm
  • This product comes with its own box.
  • Note: Only available in Singapore.

Artist: Eijiro Tokunaga

A ceramic artist who trained in Kyoto and inherited the ‘Tokko kiln’ in Arita, Saga Prefecture. His specialty is carbonized firing and he pursues his own expression using various clay and glazes.

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Japanese Crafts Online Media: KOGEI STANDARD

Akatsuki Glaze
The word means “Dawn”, and this glaze depicts the golden hour atmosphere with the softly glistening sunlight. It is usually applied to red clay with high iron content, with the carbonized firing that creates this orange lustre.

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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