Hakuyūsai Green Tea Cup Set by Ikai Yūichi
Kyoto native Ikai Yūichi has trained under the late Shimizu Uichi (1926-2004) who, in 1985, was awarded the title of Living National Treasure for his outstanding work in ceramic making. And it is from his sensei that Ikai learned the secrets to coaxing subtle hues and fluid effects from the oldest and most rudimentary of all glazes - hai, or ash.
These elegant green tea cups are lavishly glazed in rice straw ash over an iron-rich slip. Icy white brings out the color and clarity of tea, ensuring that this set becomes a green tea lover's treasure.
For hot or cold green tea or iced tea.
A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist. Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.
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