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Pair Green Tea Cup set Tokoname Teruyuki Inka

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Item Description

Production District: Tokoname (Aichi, JAPAN)
Potter: Teruyuki Isobe
Kiln: Hokujo in Tokoname
Application for: Japanese Green tea, Chinese Tea

Cup Height: 3-1/2 inch (88mm)
Top of the Cup Diameter: 3-3/32 inch (78mm)
Cup Serving Size: approximately 5.8 oz. (174ml)


Dish Washer: Not recommended

Attention: Only one tea cup set like this in the world. Only one order is acceptable.


Design
To get this beautiful pattern the pot is turned on a wheel. The potter uses a sharp tool to make tiny indentations. The potter stamps flowers and cuts on the surface to create a beautiful design.

Who is Teruyuki Isobe?
Teruyuki Isobe was born in 1938 at Tokoname. Tokoname city has been holding gChosan exhibitionsh of pottery every couple years. He has gotten awards at this exhibition 11 times since 1976. He was recognized by the governor of Aichi prefecture in 1988 as an excellent craftsman of traditional industry. He has opened his own kiln in 2007.