Naoto Tanii Sake Tea Cup
Naoto Tanii is a skilled potter from Shigaraki, a small town located in the Shiga Prefecture of Japan. Shigaraki is famous for its pottery industry and for the statue of a raccoon dog that stands in the center of the town. This statue is considered a symbol of good luck and is believed to bring prosperity to the town.
Tanii's pottery pieces are not just decorative, but also practical and functional for everyday use. He takes great care in creating pieces that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also comfortable to use. He believes that the gradual changes that occur in his pottery pieces over time give them character and depth, making them unique and special to the owner.
Tanii's work is a celebration of the beauty of everyday life, and he hopes that his customers will appreciate the care and attention to detail he puts into each piece. His pottery is not just an object, but a reflection of his passion for his craft and his love for his hometown.
※Please do not use the microwave to heat up the piece as it has a gold or silver glaze which can spark and burn. Always use alternative methods to heat up the contents of this piece.
Size : 1.9 in x 1.9 in
Weight : 1.7 oz
Material : Ceramic
Microwave : NO
Direct Fire : NO
IH : NO
Oven : NO
Dish Washer : NO
Sizes and weights are approximate.
*Please do not use the microwave to heat up the piece as it has a gold or silver glaze which can spark and burn. Always use alternative methods to heat up the contents of this cup.
*They are handmade one of a kind piece, and each item has slightly different shape, size, and glaze. Pictures shown are taken with one sample piece.
*If you would like to see actual item you receive, please contact us for pictures.