Kazuya Ishida

Yunomi (Teacup) #01 - Bizen Porcelain - May 2024

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Yunomi (Japanese teacup) in Bizen porcelain, by Kazuya Ishida from May 2024.

dimensions
height: 8cm
diameter: 8cm
opening: 7cm
weight: 195g

Nb. this is a handmade piece and measurements are approximate.

Ceramic teacup.
Bizen porcelain.
Handmade in Japan.

See all our yunomi by Kazuya Ishida.



About Bizen porcelain
Bizenware is traditionally made only with the dark brown clay of the Bizen area. However Kazuya is currently pioneering a new Bizen style featuring porcelain clay. On the edge of Bizen is the Tsuchihashi porcelain mine, whose raw material is normally crushed and highly processed for industrial ceramics and western style tableware. However Kazuya is now taking the same raw soil and rocks and processing them by hand in the traditional Bizen way, producing a unique, textured white clay he’s calling “Bizen porcelain”. This series is his first release featuring this stunning new material.


See all his work in Bizen porcelain, as well as our full selection by Kazuya Ishida.


Kazuya Ishida
was born into a family of potters in Bizen, Japan, where he still works and lives. He's a master at the traditional unglazed high temperature-fired bizen-style, and generously shares his knowledge around the world teaching kiln building, firing and pottery making.

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