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Tea Cups

Wood-fired Shino Glaze Tea Cup by George Gledhill; Payette, ID


Wood-fired Shino Glaze Tea Cup by George Gledhill of Payette, ID. H.2"(5cm) x Dia.3.625"(9.25cm.) Volume 100cc(3.3oz.) This small size cup is well suited for use with high grade teas such as Gyokuro and Jo-Sencha, not to mention Japanese Sake or Chinese Teas. A thick Shino glaze coats the interior and exterior of this small cup, with iron spots pulled from the clay here and there giving it the appearance of a snow leopard's coat. The foot is unglazed and roughly carved.

$35.00            

Yunomi, Tea Cup, Kathy Lusher; Seattle,WA


Yunomi, Tea Cup, Porcelain with underglaze blue painting (uroko-mon, fish scale pattern,) by Kathy Lusher; Seattle, WA. H.3"(7.5cm) x Dia.3"(7.5cm) Volume=200ml(6.75 oz.)

$33.00            sale price $29.70

Yunomi, Tea Cup, Hinata Kiln; Mashiko, Japan


Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Munetoshi Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. White glaze with overglaze enamel green and yellow stripes and dots. Bamboo node-shaped foot. H.3"(7.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.75c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.) Additional works by Isamu and Munetoshi Tagami are available at our WaSabiDou website, www.mingei.wasabidou.com.

$40.00            

Chawan, Tea Cup, 4oz/120cc, one of five available, by Aya Kondo; Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Chawan, Tea Cup, one of five available, by Aya Kondo; Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Cream colored glaze with slip trail Karakusa (Chinese Grass) motif. Volume 4oz/120cc. H. 2"(5cm) x Dia. 3.625"(9.25cm.)

$25.00                    

Yunomi, Tea Cup, by Tagami Isamu; Mashiko, Japan

Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Isamu Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. Nami Jiro white glaze with brushwork of bamboo on snow pattern. H.3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia.3"(7.75c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.)

$40.00                    

Yunomi (Tea Cup,) Mashikoyaki, by Tagami Munetoshi, Hinata Kiln


Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Munetoshi Tagami of Hinata Kiln, Mashiko. Kaki glaze with wax-resist pattern of bamboo leaves on snow. Nuka glaze interior. H.3.125"(8cm) x Dia.3"(7.5c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.) More views of this item (Inv# HG-117) and more work by Isamu and Munetoshi Tagami are available at our WaSabiDou website, www.mingei.wasabidou.com.

$40.00            

Yunomi, Tea Cup, by Hinata Kiln; Mashiko, Japan


Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Tagami Munetoshi of the Hinata Kiln; Mashiko, Japan. Kaki glaze with overglaze enamel pattern of bamboo leaves on snow. Nuka glaze interior. H.3"(7.75cm) x Dia.3"(7.5c.) Volume=7oz(210cc.) More items from the Tagami Family's Hinata Kiln are available at our WaSabiDou website, www.mingei.wasabidou.com.

$40.00            

Porcelain Tea Cups, 50cc, set of 5. Mino ware; Gifu, Japan


Tea Cups, 50cc, set of 5. Mino ware; Gifu, Japan. These porcelain tea cups with pine needle (Matsuba) motif are deliberately small for serving high grade teas such as Gyokuro or Jo-Sencha, and are also good for tea tastings or for serving Chinese teas. H. 1.75"(4.5cm) x Dia. 2.375"(6cm.) Volume 50cc(1.75oz.)

$27.50            

Yunomi, Tea Cup, by Hinata Kiln; Mashiko, Japan


Yunomi, Tea Cup; by Tagami Munetoshi of the Hinata Kiln; Mashiko, Japan. Kaki and Nami-jiro glaze Checkerboard (Ichimatsu) pattern and Celadon (Seiji) glazed bottom exterior with White (Nami-jiro) glaze interior. H.3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia.3.25"(8.25c.) Volume=8oz(240cc.) More items from the Tagami Family's Hinata Kiln are available at our WaSabiDou website, www.mingei.wasabidou.com.

$38.00            

Tea Pots, etc.

Shiboridashi Kyusu with 2 Cups by Yukiko Saito; Tokyo, Japan


Shiboridashi Kyusu (4oz/120cc) with 2 Cups (2.5oz/75cc) by Tokyo potter Yukiko Saito. Tea pot is unglazed (yakishime) and well-suited for infusing high-quality Japanese teas such as Gyokuro or Sencha.

$98.00            

Tokoname Kyusu, Side-Handle Teapot 9.45oz/280cc


Tokoname Kyusu. 280cc/9.45oz. H.3.5"(8.75cm)xW.6.5"(16.5cm.) Built-in stainless steel mesh strainer. Kyusu, or side-handled teapot, from Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture are the industry standard when it comes to Japanese teapots. Especially if you are new to Japanese green tea, a Tokoname pot will help you infuse a better cup of tea.

$22.50            

Large Tokoname Kyusu, Side-Handle Teapot 17.5oz/520cc


Tokoname Kyusu. 520cc/17.5oz. H.4.25"(10.5cm)xW.6.75"(17cm.) "Tobikanna" chatter-marked pattern on body & lid. Interior stainless mesh strainer. Kyusu, or side-handled teapot, from Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture are the industry standard when it comes to Japanese teapots. Especially if you are new to Japanese green tea, a Tokoname pot will help you infuse a better cup of tea.

$27.75            

Small Tokoname Kyusu, Side-handle Teapot; 5.75oz/170cc


Small Tokoname Kyusu. 170cc/5.75oz. Perfect for a single serving, or for two small servings of Gyokuro or high-grade Sencha.Decorated with carved Bamboo leaf motif. H.2.5"(6.5cm)xW.5.25"(13.25cm.) Kyusu, or side-handled teapot, from Tokoname City in Aichi Prefecture are the industry standard when it comes to Japanese teapots. Especially if you are new to Japanese green tea, a Tokoname pot will help you infuse a better cup of tea.

$28.00            

Tokoname Kyusu "Isshin" (One Heart,) Ash Glaze; 310cc / 10.48oz.

Tokoname Kyusu. 310cc/10.45oz. H.3.5"(9cm)xW.5.875"(15cm)xDia.3.625"(9.25cm.) Built-in stainless steel mesh strainer. Ash glazed top and unglazed bottom. Incised lines all around give textural interest.

$35.00                      

Black & Green Carved Stripe Tokoname Kyusu from Gyokuryuu Kiln, Umehara Jiro, 280cc / 9.5oz

Black & Green Carved Stripe Tokoname Kyusu from Gyokuryuu Kiln, Umehara Jiro. H. 3.375"(8.5cm) x Body Dia. 4.375"(11cm) x W.(including handle) 6.75" (17cm.) Volume = 280cc(9.5oz.) Spout interior is handmade ceramic mesh. Carved lines around body are tinted green.
The works of the Gyokuryuu (Jade Dragon) Kiln are fine examples of the long history of sencha tea wares produced in the town of Tokoname, in Aichi Prefecture. It is perfectly balanced and well suited for use in preparing high quality Japanese tea.

$69.50           Sale Price$62.00         

Tokoname Kyusu, Side-Handle Tea Pot, from Sekiryuu Kiln, Uemura Hiroyuki. 280cc (9.5oz.)

Tokoname Kyusu (Side-handle Tea Pot) from Sekiryuu Kiln, Uemura Hiroyuki . H. 3.75"(9.5cm) x Body Dia. 3.75"(9.5cm) x W.(including handle) 6"(15cm.) Volume = 280cc(9.5oz.) Spout interior is handmade fine ceramic mesh.
Uemura Hiroyuki is the 2nd generation head of Sekiryuu (stone Dragon) Kiln in Tokoname.He is Tokoname born and raised and has won several awards for his tea wares. His work is a good example of the long history of sencha tea wares produced in the town of Tokoname, in Aichi Prefecture. It is perfectly balanced and well suited for use in preparing high quality Japanese tea.

$86.50                    

Houjiki, Ceramic Houjicha Tea Roaster

This Ceramic Tea Roaster goes by a number of Japanese names: Houjiki, Hojiki, Houko, Houroku, etc. They all refer to the same kitchen tool for roasting green tea to make your own Houjicha at home. Tokoname ware from Aichi Prefecture, Japan, home to kilns that produce a large portion of Japan's tea ware. H.3.25"(8.25cm) x W.9.375"(24cm.) Bowl Diameter 5.25"(13.5cm.) You can make your own Houjicha (Roasted Green Tea) at home using this handy ceramic roaster. Not only can you try out different green teas such as sencha, bancha, kukicha, etc., for roasting; you can also refresh the taste of teas that have lost some of their flavor due to age by roasting them and creating Houjicha with a fresh roasted aroma and taste. You can also use the Houjiiki to roast seeds, nuts, salt, etc. but you'll want to clean thoroughly so as not to impart unwanted aromas into your tea. Note: not intended for use on induction stove tops. Use on gas or electric stove tops only.

$35.00                    

Yuzamashi (Water Cooler) Tokoname, Aichi Pref., Japan. 320cc/10.8oz.


Yuzamashi (Water Cooler,) Tokoname, Aichi Pref., Japan. 320cc/10.8oz. H.2.635"(6.5cm) x W.6.5"(16.5cm.) Bring water to the correct temperature before pouring into the tea pot by using this traditional tea ware tool.


$18.50            

Tea Bowls

Ido-gata (well-shaped) Chawan (Tea Bowl,) Mino-ware, Japan


Ido-gata (well-shaped) Chawan (Tea Bowl,) Mino-ware, Japan. This type of tea bowl would be considered a Renshuu Chawan (Practice Tea Bowl) for those just starting out in The Way of Tea, or those just wanting an inexpensive everyday tea bowl. The shape is the easiest in which to whisk matcha, and is also suitable for all seasons. H. 3"(7.75cm) x Dia. 4.75"(12cm.) Cream-colored glaze with unglazed foot.

$32.00            

Wood-fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, John Benn; Harstine Island, WA


Wood-fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by John Benn; Harstine Island, WA. Black Glaze, with areas appearing ochre and gold. Two finger marks remain where the bowl was glaze-dipped. Stamped with artist's mark. H. 3.25"(8.25cm) x Dia. 4.625"(11.75cm.) Additional views of this piece (inventory #JB.MC9) and more of John's work are available at our craft site, www.mingei-wasabidou.com.

$150.00           sale price $135.00

Wood-fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan; John Benn; Harstine Island, WA


Wood-fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by John Benn; Harstine Island, WA. Shino Glaze over Ame Glaze. Four finger marks remain where the bowl was glaze-dipped. Stamped with artist's mark. H. 3.125"(8cm) x Dia. 5.00"(12.5cm.)

$150.00           sale price $135.00

Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, Ido-gata, Sachiko Furuya


Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by Sachiko Furya; Honolulu, HI. Ido-gata (Well-Shaped,) Bamboo Ash and White Shino Glazes. H. 3.75"(9.5cm) x Dia. 6.25"(16cm,) Foot Ring 2.0" (5cm.) More views of this bowl (INV# SF-121) and several other example's of Furuya's work can be seen at our craft site, www.mingei-wasabidou.com.

$125.00             

Red Shino Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, George Gledhill

Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Red Shino glaze. H.3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia.4.5"(11.5cm.) Foot ring Dia. 2.125"(5.5cm.)

$160.00           sale price $144.00        

Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan; Isamu Tagami, Mashiko

Faceted Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan; Mashiko-yako, by Isamu Tagami. Kaki glaze with red, green, & yellow overglaze enamels. Hakeme brush-marked interior. H.2.625"(6.75cm) x Dia.4.75"(12cm.) Eight faceted sides (but round interior) with four sides that are painted with floral motif and stripes.

$195.00           sale price $175.50        

Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by Sachiko Furuya


Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by Sachiko Furya; Honolulu, HI. Ido-gata (Well-Shaped,) Bamboo Ash and White Shino Glazes. H. 3.125"(8cm) x Dia. 6.0"(15.5cm,) Foot Ring 2.0" (5cm.) More views of this item (Inv#SF-120,) and more of Furuya's work are available on our craft website, www.mingei-wasabidou.com.

$125.00            

Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, Black Raku, George Gledhill


Black Raku Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Thrown & carved, individually gas-fired to 1900-1950 F (1038-1065 C.) H.2.5"(6.5cm) x Dia.3.25"(10.75cm.)

$125.00           sale price $112.50

Wood Fired Tea Bowl, Matcha Chawan, by George Gledhill


Wood Fired Matcha Chawan, Tea Bowl, by George Gledhill; Payette, ID. Ash Glaze. H. 3.375"(8.5cm) x Dia. 6.375"(16cm.) This bowl features a beautiful pool of glassy green glaze in the well. Additional views of this item (Inv #GG15-TB7) are available at www.mingei-wasabidou.com.

$225.00            sale price $202.50         
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