Japanese Hand-Glazed Brown Porcelain Cup and Saucer by Master Artist For Sale
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Japanese Hand-Glazed Brown Porcelain Cup and Saucer by Master Artist


Unique contemporary Japanese hand-glazed porcelain cup and saucer in chocolate brown, a signed masterpiece by widely respected award-winning master porcelain artist in "Yohen" technique of the Imari-Arita region of Japan handsomely proportioned cup and saucer showcasing one of the artist’s signature colors. This cup and saucer showcases a glazing technique called yuteki tenmoku the kiln is known for, where silvery white, brown, purple or blue crystals emerge like floating oil droplets on the background of a jet-black glaze. This artist is a master of the Yohen technique, roughly translated as “alchemy of the kiln,” in which minute variations in closely-guarded glaze recipes and kiln temperatures produce a unique palette of hues and patterns manifested in subtle but awe-inspiring gradations of color. The beautiful gradations that the artist creates are the result of layers of glazes that fuse together in the kiln. This artist relies on his experience as well as science to calculate the temperature of the kiln and the combination of metals and minerals in different glazes. The artist combines a number of techniques for applying the glaze, including dipping, painting and spraying. One of the artist’s most notable signature gradation patterns is the Galaxy, which stunningly evokes millions of stars glowing faintly in distant skies. This beautiful porcelain cup and saucer comes in a custom made wooden box. Dimensions: Cup H 2.5 in D 3 in, saucer D 6.5 in. This piece is one of the mesmerizing signature colors in this cup and saucer collection. Orders of more than on cup and saucer can be made in a single color or a combination of colors. Please indicate the color(s) by number or description. The number for the variations of colors in this collection of cups and saucers are as follows: 1. Chocolate brown (Oil Drop Topography collection) 2. Green (Bowl of Beads collection) 3. Wine red with bluish clouds (Saiun collection) 4. Golden brown (Jinhua collection) 5. Wine red (Cinnabar collection) 6. Blue and white (Indigo Water Droplets collection) 7. Royal blue (Dori Water Droplets collection) 8. Turquoise (Equalizer collection) 9. Dark blue and pink (Cherry Blossom Crest collection)   Depending on the number or variation of pieces you would like to order, it might take longer for the items to be shipped. Please note that although the utmost care has been taken, since the pieces are hand-glazed there is a possibility of slight variations in the colors and the way the patterns appear on each piece. This is the beauty of hand-glazed pieces. Dessert plates in matching colors are also available. For any inquiries please feel free to contact us.   


  • Production Type
    Limited Edition
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Place of Origin
  • Condition
  • Dimensions
    H 2.5 in. x Dm 3 in.H 6.35 cm x Dm 7.62 cm
  • Diameter
    3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Vancouver, CA
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