Yunomi Kyo Kiyomizu yaki Japanese tea cup set
Carefully drew the scenes of "Wakamurasaki" and "Momijinoga" in the Tale of Genji 54.
With wooden box, Kiyomizu is one of the traditional crafts that represent Kyoto, originally started in the pottery of Kiyomizu Slope neighborhood toward Kiyomizu-dera.
Pottery and porcelain made in Kyoto is generally known as Kyo-style ceramics,Kiyomizu ware.
The splendor and refined elegance of Kyo-style-ceramics,Kiyomizu ware is created based on sophisticated design and various proficient skills.
History of pottery and porcelain in Kyoto started more than 1,200 years ago, in Nara period. A Buddhist priest, Gyoki built a kiln and made earthenware in Seikanji. Now the ruins of the temple is called "Chawan-zaka".
Kyo-style ceramics, Kiyomizu ware products are mostly handmade and the feature of that is in wide variety in small quantity.
Made in Kyoto, Japan.
Large 8 x 9 cm , 3.14 x 3.54 inch
Small 7 x 8 cm , 2.75 x 3.14 inch