Japanese pottery-Kyoto ware (Kyoyaku, kiyomizuyaki)

Kyo yaki is the name given to pottery made in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto. Kyo yaki came into being at the end of the 16th century, a period of great growth for Kyoto as the nation's capital and centre of politics and trade. The popularity of the tea ceremony created a demand for tea-ware, and the presence in Kyoto of artisans from all over the country, each equipped with their own special skills, meant that Kyoto was perfectly equipped to meet this need. This eclectic mix meant that Kyo yaki was able to borrow pottery techniques and designs from other regions of Japan as well as from China and Korea. This fusion gave rise to an original style and led the potters to experiment even further, giving Kyoto a reputation for innovative pieces with a character all of their own.
Mt.Fuji tapestry Yuteki sakazuki by Kamada Koji Yohen ginsho tenmoku by Kamada Koji
Mt.Fuji handpainted scroll/
Naka Sachimi
Geppaku tenmoku cup / Kamada Koji SOLD
Yohen Ginsho / Kamada Koji
Flower effect crystallized glaze sake set from Touan kiln
Konoha(leaf pattern) tenmoku sake cup/
Shikon youko sakazuki sake cup from Touan kiln NEW Handpainted sometsuke dragon sakazuki sake cup from Touan kiln SOLD
Hokusai/ Kagetsu kiln Hokusai/ Kagetsu kiln Orchid/Touan kiln
special priced handpainted cups Kyoto Raku maneki neko ornament
Discontinued special price /Touan kiln Handpainted Cherry blossom chopstick rest/
Manekineko ornament/
Rakunyu kiln
Kyoyaki handpainted rice bowl Kyoyaki handpainted rice bowl
Handpainted auspicious motif plate by Shimizu Motoko SOLD
Handpainted shonzui four season flower rice bowl from Ichiraku kiln Handpainted shippo (Shichihou) rice bowl from Ichiraku kiln
Kyoto porcelain teapot by Ichiraku Dragon yunomi teacup
Dragon / Ichiraku Dragon/Ichiraku Handpainted red dragon / Shihou
Green and yellow plum blossom patteren paired yunomi / Ogawa Shohou
Shidare zakura (Weeping cherry blossoms) yunomi tea cups /Touan Flower effect crystallized glaze matcha chawan/Touan
Flower effect crystallized glaze cups

Flower effect crystallized glaze cups

Flower effect crystallized glaze matcha chawan/Touan SOLD Flower effect crystallized glaze yunomi tea cups/Touan Flower effect crystallized glaze Shochu cups/Touan SOLD

Kyoyaki teapot by Kashun Kyoyaki cup by Kashun
Shinbisou teapot / Kashun Shinbisou cup /Kashun Arabesque
Somesansui gyokuro set/Shoami SOLD Mubyou/Ichiraku Mubyou /Zuishou
Kyoyaki bamboo forest yunomi Houhin gyokuro set Japanese pottery Sepia mishima yunomi cup
Bamboo forest/Chikuho kiln Kozanji gyokuro set/

Purple and green impressed flower pair yunomi / Touraku
Sepia Mishima guinomi from Touraku kiln
Somekacho/Kyosho Sometsuke obisansui yunomi
/ Ichiraku kiln
Mishima guinomi/ Touraku
Japanese pottery Sepia mishima yunomi cup
Uchizome sansui/Shiho Harvest moon plate/
Touan kiln
Mishima yunomi/ Touraku


About Shouhou Cherry blossom Tresure motif


Japanese pottery - Mubyou guinomi from Shouhou kiln Kyoyaki incense pot by Shoho
Mubyou (Six gourds) Mubyou Treasure motif
incense pot
Green ridged kumidashi/

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