Green Tea ware
Tea Cup 5 pcs set Tokoname Purple
item # 102
Production District: Tokoname (Aichi, JAPAN)
Application for: Japanese Green tea, Chinese Tea
Cup Height (to top of lid): 2 inch (51mm)
Top of the Cup Diameter: 3-1/2 inch (89mm)
Cup Serving Size: approximately 7oz. (210ml)
Dish Washer: Not recommended
Attention: Only one tea cup set like this in the world. Only one order is acceptable.
Who is Genji Shimizu?
Genji Shimizu was born in 1945 at Tokoname. Tokoname city has been holding gChosan exhibitionsh of pottery every couple years. He has gotten awards 5 times at this exhibition since 1974. He was recognized by the governor of Aichi prefecture in 1991 as an excellent craftsman of traditional industry. He was designated a traditional craftsman by the Japanese government in 1994. He got an award from the Minister for Trade and industry in 1995.