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.

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    Celadon set - Korean tepot...

    PLN398.00

    Korean tea set for five people. Contains a teapot, sugu bowl, five cups and a vase. This set is made of celadon, a kind of Korean ceramics dating back to 11th century, with its peak in 12th and 13th centuries. Greenish pieces are decorated with a flying cranes motif made using inlaid technique, in white and black. This set was made by hand, fired in a traditional woodfired kiln by a pottery master from Gangjin, a Korean town famous for celadon ceramics.

  • 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.

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    Deom-bong Teacup

    PLN180.00

    CERAMIC TEACUP

    Handmade, entirely glazed. The basic material is dark, the glazing is milk-white, covering the teacup entirely, but distributed unevelny, thus the darker clay is visibile to different extent throughout the surface of the vessel.

    Volume: 50ml

    Author: Song Gi-jin (Boseong-yo), signed

    Korean teacup in buncheong style, which was developed in Korea during Lee Joseon dynasty (14th-19th cen.), glazed with deom-bong technique, which means that the vessel was submerged in thick glazing material, fired in a traditional woodfire kiln.

  • 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.

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    Korean teacup Songjin

    PLN170.00

    CERAMIC TEACUP

    Handmade, glazed on the inside. The outside of the teacup is copvered with tree resin in dark brown colour, with visible traces of forming wiht a tool, making the texture very interesting and multi dimentional.

    Volume: 70 ml

    Korean teacup made by Master im Man-jae, who specializes in traditional korean Jeong-ho ceramics (known also under the Japanese name "Ido"). Covering the teacup with resin is a rare action resulting in increased durability. It also makes the teacup warmer and softer to the touch.

  • Light-green Japanese cup

    PLN98.00

    CERAMIC CUP

    Handmade, covered in a thick layer of glaze of uneven colour, changing from green and blue-green at the rim, with black fragments, to light-green at the bottom. The bottom of the cup is unglazed, showing the sand-brown colour of the clay.

    Volume: ca. 100ml

    Handmade cup has visible traces of the authors moves. The volume is quite standard for a japanese green tea cup. The light-green colour of the glazing suits the tea very well.

  • 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.

  • 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.