Gagyu tea cup yunomi


 

Gagyu shirasagi yunomi

 

The cup you receive may differ slightly in appearance to the one shown above.

This is because each piece is individually hand made and the pattern can never

be exactly reproduced.

 

Gagyu Yunomi - White Heron

Using a 250 year old brush technique reintroduced by his father, the 13th generation traditional craftsman Yokoishi Gagyu has created this delightful yunomi graced with a dignified heron. Slip is brushed across the red clay surface of the cup to produce a marbled effect, reminiscent of waves, long grass or even rice stalks swaying in the breeze. The heron is a trademark of this particular artist and is hand drawn with a stately realism. The cup has a lovely smooth finish and is very light to hold.

Approx. Size: diameter 2.8"(7.3cm); height 2.8" (7.2cm)
approx. vol 185 ml /6.2 oz *up to the rim
Made in Sasebo, Japan
Made of red clay, not porcelain

US$105.00 (Shipping charges not included.)
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