Asian ceramics

  • Big porcelain gaiwan

    PLN48.00

    PORCELAIN GAIWAN

    Glazed entirely, white colour.

    Volume: ca. 200ml

    Porcelain gaiwan is a useful, easy vessel for preparing tea. Its shape makes adding leaves, pouring water and cleaning very easy. It does not absorb any scents thus is a very versatile vessel. When brewing teas one does not know, it is enough to lift the lid to control the process. Porcelain gaiwan can be washed with washing-up agents.

  • Cherry Blossom Cup

    PLN26.00

    PORCELAIN TEACUP

    Glazed, white, with a dark brown rim. The sides of the teacup are decorated with a cobalt blue drawing resembling cherry blossoms.

    Volume: 150 ml

    Tall yunomi teacups have been traditionally used in Japan in winter. The cylindrical shape helps maintain the warmth of the tea for longer and also to warm your hands when you hold the cup. The white inside part of the cup helps to admire the colour of the tea. The cobalt blue docoration adds to the elegance and delicacy of the teacup. This cup is microwave and dishwasher safe.

  • Japanese Blue Tea cup

    PLN59.00

    CERAMIC TEACUP

    Handmade, entirely glazed. The blue coloured glaze has many shades in form of glaze flows occuring during the firing. The shades change from ligh-turquoise at the rim to dark blue at the bottom of the cup.

    Volume: 100ml

    Ceramic teacup with volume quite typical for japanese green tea cups. The glaze starting to flow during the firing resulting in beautiful and decorative shades of the colour. The cup is dishwasher safe.

  • Japanese teapot Tajimi

    PLN148.00

    CERAMIC TEAPOT

    Round, glazed, with a bamboo handle on top. The glazing is inspired by the traditional pottery from Tajimi in Japan, its colour is uneven, changes from grey-blue at the lid, to grey-brown at the bottom of the teapot.

    Volume: 600ml

    The size of the teapot enables a serving for a small group. Detachable metal strainer enables taking away the leaves at the proper time and makes the cleanig much easier. The style of the teapot makes it a good choice for wabi-sabi esthetics enthusiasts. It is microwave safe (without the metal strainer) and dishwasher safe, provided the bamboo handle is detached first.

  • Plain brown teapot

    PLN138.00

    CLAY TEAPOT

    Unglazed, yixing type, with a smooth, plain surface in dark brown colour. The hadle is decorated with an image of a dragon head.

    Volume: 330 ml

    Yixing type pots have been used in the Chinese tea art for years. Clay sides maintain temperature within the pot for a long time, which is important when brewing highly oxidized teas. Carefully crafted spout enables effortless pouring of the infusion to the tea cups or to the pitcher.

  • Small porcelain gaiwan

    PLN39.00

    PORCELAIN GAIWAN

    Glazed entirely, white colour.

    Volume: ca. 100ml

    Porcelain gaiwan is a useful, easy vessel for preparing tea. Its shape makes adding leaves, pouring water and cleaning very easy. It does not absorb any scents thus is a very versatile vessel. When brewing teas one does not know, it is enough to lift the lid to control the process. Porcelain gaiwan can be washed with washing-up agents.

  • Teapot with inscription

    PLN112.00

    CLAY TEAPOT

    Unglazed, yixing type, dark-brown, with a Chinese inscription engraved on the side.

    Volume: 350ml

    Yixing type pots have been used in the Chinese tea art for years. Clay sides maintain temperature within the pot for a long time, which is important when brewing highly oxidized teas. Carefully crafted spout enables effortless pouring of the infusion to the tea cups or to the pitcher.

  • Teapot with stamps

    PLN138.00

    CLAY TEAPOT

    Unglazed, yixing type, light-brown, covered with a pattern resembling stamps. The Chinese  character (meaning "luck") has been manually inscribed in many different ways. Perhaps drinking tea brewed in this pot will bring good luck.

    Volume: 250ml

    Yixing type pots have been used in the Chinese tea art for years. Clay sides maintain temperature within the pot for a long time, which is important when brewing highly oxidized teas. Carefully crafted spout enables effortless and aesthetic pouring of the infusion to the tea cups or a pitcher.

  • Utamaro mug

    PLN48.00

    CERAMIC MUG WITH A GEISHA IMAGE

    Cylindrical mug without a handle made from glazed ceramic, in beige colour. On the side of the mug there is a colourful image of a geisha en trois quarts. The image is inspired by the art of Japanese paniter and woodcutter Utamaro Kitagawa who lived in the Edo period.

    Volume: 220 ml

    Origin: Japonia

    Microwave and dishwasher safe

    Cylindrical cups and mugs are widely used in Japan in winter. Their shape comes from a practical function - it helps maintain the warmth of the tea for longer and to warm your hands while you hold the mug.