Japan Arita High-End Hand Paint Blue & White Porcelain Pine Tree & Calendar Cup Pair 2 pcs (High-End model)
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This is High-end model. The painting/pattern is the same as the ones made in the Edo period (17-19th century) .
Beautiful blue paint on Arita porcelain white body.
Calendar pattern is one traditional pattern in Japan. It is based on Japanese old calendar called Mishima (Mishima calendar）
Arita is most famous porcelain town in Japan. It has 400 years porcelain production history in Japan. “Arita” are famous for the pure white body, which are made of high quality porcelain stone.
Each cup has a Kanji (letter) on the bottom of inside.
For Pine tree it says “松 matsu” (pine tree)
For Calendar it says “暦 koyomi” (calendar ）
This cup is good for tea. Inside color is clear white. You can enjoy color of tea liquid. Also, aroma stays well on the surface of the cups comparing to unglazed cup. Smooth texture will give you good sense of feeling in your hand.
This shape of cup can be also used for coffee, dessert, soup…
High quality and it is also good for gift.
Size: Diameter 8.0cm Height 6.5cm
Q’ty: 2pcs (a pair)
Box: Individual paper box (black)