Ido Tea Ceremony Bowl by Ikai Yūichi
Ido is a type of earthenware which was fired in Korea during the 15th century and used mostly by commoners as daily ware. During the Momoyama era (1568-1603), Ido tea bowls became a favorite among tea ceremony practitioners in Japan who found that their simple, rustic character was well suited to the wabi-cha aesthetic of tea culture.
Kyoto based ceramic artist Ikai Yūichi keeps the Ido tradition alive with this captivating tea ceremony bowl. The surface quality is a tactile indulgence, with variations in texture subtly shifting and changing as the bowl is turned. The glazing is thin on the inside and back, affording hints of the grainy, orange colored clay. A pleasure to hold and behold, it gains its full character when filled with the color of whipped matcha green tea.
A wooden presentation box will be custom made to order and signed by the artist. Delivery time for this item is 2 weeks.
A fukusa display cloth is included.
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