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Kokushuu Tea Set

The Kumagai company was founded in 1935 and specializes in producing traditional Kyoto pottery. This porcelain Kyoto-ware, Kiyomizu-ware tea set with it's unique, generous spout enjoys a beautiful dark bronze glaze.  The thin, elegant edge of the tea cups speaks to the exquisite mastery of it's designer. 

The popularity of the tea ceremony created a large demand for earthenware tea sets, and as Kyoto was then the capital of Japan, artisans from all over the country were in the city and were more than eager to apply their skills.

Includes the teapot, with two cups.

Teapot: 6.25” x 4”, H 3.5”; 450 ml. capacity

Tea cup: 2.75”, H 2.5”; 150 ml capacity

Designer: Junzo Yamashita

 

  • Item Details

    Hand wash.

    Approximate Dimensions:

    Teapot: 6.25” W x 4”, 3 1/2” H, 450 ml volume capacity
    Tea cup: 2.75” W, 2.5” H, 150 ml volume capacity

    Material: Earthenware

    Made In: Japan