Artisan Seiji Ito pursues his desire to produce exquisite tea wares that are both beautiful and functional. This tea cup is made with Tokoname's regional clay that is renowned for its exceptionally smooth and matte texture. Each cup exhibits unique marks and gradual tones, reflecting the natural and enchanting effects of yohen.
- Area: Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture
- Brand: JINSHUTOUEN
- Material: Stoneware
- Size: φ63 x H60mm
- Capacity: 90ml
- Note: This product does not come with its own box.
Brand: Jinshu Touen
Manufacturer of Tokoname ware in Aichi Prefecture. Led by Mr.Seiji Ito who is a second-generation artisan, they continue to make beautiful yet functional teapots with techniques using red clays and "mogake" (method of creating textures using seaweed tied to the vessel before firing).
Stoneware made mainly in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture. It has the longest history among Japan’s six ancient kilns. Characterized by its iron-rich red clay which is fired using oxidising flame.
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.
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 an open fire.
Clean the product with a non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
For your 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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