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Shigaraki Mingei Karashiiro Cup

Shigaraki Mingei Karashiiro Cup

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Elevate your dining experience with the chic and contemporary Mingei series water cups, adorned in stylish grey Japanese-inspired designs. These vessels seamlessly blend Japanese aesthetics with modern convenience, offering both functionality and style. The Mingei water cup, in its stunning grey hue, adds a touch of elegance to your table and doubles as a versatile small bowl.

This stunning Karashiiro Cup features a beautifully contrasting gold and cream dappled glazed pattern at the base of the cup, with the stone flecks enhancing the look. Enhance your dining ambiance with this gorgeous and practical addition.

Please note: Colours and patterns may vary from piece to piece depending on the temperature and location of the kiln during production.


Size: L 4in x H 2.8in / L 10cm x H 7.5cm
Material: Ceramic
Capacity (approx.): 300ml
Weight (approx.): 200g

Care & Use

  • Handwash only
  • Do not use in microwave or oven

Colors and patterns may vary from piece to piece depending on the temperature and location of the kiln during production.

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Wabi-sabi Aesthetic Pottery

Shigaraki Ware, originating from the Shigaraki region in Shiga Prefecture, holds a storied history dating back over a millennium. Its roots are deeply intertwined with Japanese pottery traditions, benefiting from the region's abundant resources like high-quality clay and ample wood for kiln firing. During the medieval era, Shigaraki Ware gained favor among tea practitioners, embodying the wabi-sabi aesthetic. The unglazed, wood-fired pieces of Shigaraki ceramics, marked by irregularities and unique firing imprints, showcase a timeless allure that continues to resonate with enthusiasts globally.

Today, Shigaraki Ware remains a symbol of artistic expression, reflecting the perfect marriage of tradition, nature, and the enduring appeal of Japanese pottery. Its distinct style, characterized by ash glazes, unglazed surfaces, and natural textures, preserves the essence of its rich heritage while continuing to inspire admiration for its earthy charm and unique craftsmanship.

Brand History

For over eight decades, Yamasho Pottery has dedicated itself to the art of crafting exquisite ceramics. Originating from their local production areas in Shigaraki, they have grown into a nationwide presence, constantly adapting their pottery to suit the evolving needs of the times. Infused with pride in their traditional craftsmanship, skills, and distinctive designs, they also stand as proud members of the Shigaraki Ware Commercial Association. 

Their key mission is to enhance your lifestyle through a diverse array of products. When it comes to Shigaraki ware, you can trust them to deliver unparalleled quality and artistry.