Shinsha guinomi sake cup from Shinemon kiln
The deep ruby color, called cinnabar due to its resemblance to the natural mineral,is achieved when the copper in the glaze meets an intense reducing fire in the kiln. The piece is fired at 1300 degrees centigrade for many hours.
Hanmade in Arita, Japan
Approx. size: diameter 7.2 cm / 2.8"; height 4.3 cm / 1.6"
Approx. vol. 80 ml / 2.7 oz
US$62.00 (Shipping charges not included)