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White Nami sencha-cup (70ml/2.5oz)[80104]

Our Selling Price: 800Yen
(tax included: 880Yen)

The wave

The cool white porcelain wares look smart. The inverted conical figure with the small bottom helps create the image. This type of wide opening cup is appreciated in the summer. The tea cools easily because of the large surface. “Nami” means wave in Japanese. The cozy loose warp look like the waves on a sea and projects the easy pleasant tone with a smart look.

  Bring out the vibrance of tea

The surface gives off a delicate luster and is smooth to the touch. White is the best color for a cup to highlight the natural hue of tea. The contemporary look was crafted by designers at Miyama. Miyama has been making high quality porcelains in Mino since 1977, and have a talent for creative design with white porcelain. This simple cup will never go out of style and can be your standard of excellence.

  A tradition of quality

Produced in the Toki, Tajimi, Mizunami, and Kani regions of Gifu prefecture with a 1300-year history, Mino ware accounts for over 50 percent of Japanese ceramics now. As “the way of tea” gained popularity about 400 years ago, craftsmen in Mino began producing artistic tea utensils. Shino (white and textured), Kizeto (yellow ocher), Oribe (green pattern over light gray base) and Setoguro (black) are representative of these crafts. Now, 15 types of Mino ware are government-recognized traditional crafts of Japan.
Nowadays, there are many manufacturers of Mino ware, with factories producing large numbers of these fine ceramics. A side variety of ceramics, including tableware, tiles, and tools are produced by inheriting the techniques of the past and being challenged to create new technologies for the future. Mino ware’s long history and high quality makes it a prime example of Japanese ceramics and an excellent addition to any collection.

Production regionMino (Gifu, Japan)
Serving70ml (2.47oz)
Dimensions96*96*h44mm (3.78*3.78*h1.73in)
Weight115g (4.06oz)
Coating / GlazeWhite glaze