Hiya - Porcelain White - Sake Cup
Mikawachi ware has been produced in Mikawachi, Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, for nearly 400 years. As the Hirado domain kiln, this area was responsible for crafting the articles that were presented to the Shogunate and to the Royal Family until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. Presently there are 16 potters left who carry on this traditional craft. Under the protection of the domain, a large number of techniques for artistic porcelain were developed in this area. Examples include painterly blue and white ceramics depicting karako motifs, paper-thin Japanese eggshell porcelain and the workmanship of kikka decoration where flower petals are individually carved on a ball of clay. We made use of these sophisticated techniques to craft plain cups and bowls with a near translucent lightness and thinness. By turning the items upside down during the firing process, the underside is fully covered in smooth glaze. This results in a sleek surface that does not leave scratches on the table. The Hiya line comes in three variations: plain white porcelain, white porcelain with a single blue line around the top and blue gosu maki. Gosu maki is a blue and white porcelain technique where a thick brush soaked in blue gosu glaze is used to dye the entire outer surface of the object. This versatile line can be used for sake, beer, tea or coffee.
Size: Width 45mm Depth 45mm Height 71mm (80ml)
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Time & Style's porcelain ware is made by using traditional techniques from a variety of different regions of Japan, such as Hasami-yaki and Mikawachi-yaki from Nagasaki Prefecture and Yoshida-yaki from Ureshino in Saga Prefecture. The simple, delicate forms make it possible to harmonically combine them with several types of dining settings.
Porcelain wares are produced by heating fine-grained clay at high temperatures, and therefore, they have a smooth, hard and densely structured texture, and does not absorb water. They can serve as containers for daily use without reserve.
Porcelains are made from fine-grained clay and do not absorb water due to their hard finish.
Porcelain dishes are dishwasher safe. Please take care when placing them in the dishwasher to prevent them from touching each other. We recommend that you prewash ceramics carefully to prevent residues from getting into the material. Although it is safe to use these dishes in the microwave, sudden temperature changes may occur cracks. This is particularly true for ceramics, which contain moisture that causes the temperature to raise quickly from within, increasing the possible damage. Neither type of dish is oven-safe, nor should they be placed directly on the stove. In addition, please be careful not to pour cold water over hot porcelain or ceramic dishes, as this may result in damage.
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All products are order-made and carefully processed, assembled, and finished by our craftsmen in Japan.
Regarding the tableware and small products, we ship the goods from japan within 7 days if we have stocks. If there is no available stock, we will accordingly inform you the lead time of the production.
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