Hakusan Porcelain

Hakusan Nishokutokusa Yunomi Tea Cup Red

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The yunomi is a style of Japanese teacup for daily tea drinking. It has a long tradition, evolving into a variety of styles and shapes that are usually cylindrical with a turned foot. Without a handle, yunomi are ideal for cradling in your hands to savour the warmth and aroma of your drink.

"Two colours of ten grass", in which traditional patterns of ten blades of grass are drawn in two colours, red and blue.

Size: Ø7.5cm x 8cm

Capacity: 220ml

Weight: 140g

Material: Porcelain

Producer: Hakusan Porcelain

Made in Hasami City, Nagasaki, Japan

Hakusan Porcelain
Hakusan Porcelain Co, Ltd. was founded in 1779 in Hasami, Nagasaki Prefecture, and has existed in its current form since 1958.

The city of Hasami has a 400-year tradition of ceramic production and many companies are still active there, mainly producing teacups and teapots. The local porcelain is renowned for its translucence and whiteness. Led by designer Masahiro Mori, Hakusan has been the leading porcelain producer in post-war Japan. The company has a long history of producing high-quality porcelain products and has been awarded such honours as the “Good Design” and “Long Life Design” prizes. Hakusan porcelain exemplifies the simple elegance of Japanese design.