The last part of this mini-series is about a tea cup from Korea, called Fujibakama or Ran-chawan, being both, a representative for Buncheong ware and Mishima ware.
Oribe-yaki – I guess no other pottery had a greater influence on the aesthetics of Japanese pottery. What are the characteristics of a typical kuro-Oribe-yaki and what is my favourite one? Find out in this blog post.
I would like to introduce my favorite tea cups for chanoyu in three entries. The first one is the most mysterious chawan, called yōhen tenmoku chawan.