The Frosty Sunrise Tea Bowl

¥46,250

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The Frosty Sunrise Tea Bowl is a Kaneo Kato creation. This Seto Ware chawan was designed and made in Aichi, Japan.

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The Frosty Sunrise is a unique, traditional bowl-shaped chawan in the Matcha Tea Ware Collection.

Chawan are a prized teaware item in every Tea Master’s collection.

Sen Rikyu, served as the Tea Master under two successive Daimyo (leaders) Oda Nobunaga and Hideyoshi Toyotomi. Sen Rikyu is considered the father of Tea Ceremony, his fame and reverence surpassing both time and distance. When he was ordered to commit ritual suicide or Seppuku, he held one last grand tea ceremony. At the conclusion of his final tea ceremony, he bequeathed all his priceless tea ware and unique tea implements to the guests present. All except one chawan. Sen Rikyu shattered this chawan in a dramatic fashion, exclaiming “Never again shall this cup, polluted by the lips of misfortune, be used by man”, so to forever preserve the essence of his most beloved possession.

You too can add an irreplaceable tea bowl to your matcha tea ware collection.

The Frosty Sunrise has a blue-grey base speckled with a dusty rose for contrast. The textured lines traveling around the interior and exterior of the bowl give the effect of being thrown on a potter’s wheel. The contrasting colors on the Frosty Sunrise tea bowl add definition and make no two pieces the identical.

The Frosty Sunrise was designed by Kaneo Kato in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. A Seto Ware piece, this chawan will make your matcha experience one-of-a-kind.

As the Frosty Sunrise Tea Bowl is an artisan piece, it is subject the artist’s availability.

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Frosty Sunrise tea bowl

The Frosty Sunrise Tea Bowl

¥46,250

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