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Find the best Yunomi teacups for your favorite green tea

 

 

Yunomi teacup is a tool for drinking green tea. It is usually made of porcelain and has a tall shape without a handle. The form of Yunomi teacup has not changed for centuries in Japan. 

It is made not only to drink green tea but to make people enjoy the flavor of green tea more and to make them enjoy the design of teacup. 

 

 

The first step to select your Yunomi teacup; Distinguish the types of Yunomi

 

Yunomi teacups have different shapes and materials. Each design has the reason to be made and has characteristics to make green tea more delicious.

 

 

White cylindrical Yunomi teacups for Gyokuro, refined green tea

 

BASIC TEACUP

 

The simple cylindrical Yunomi teacups are great for refined green tea called Gyokuro. Refined green tea is the best quality of green tea and has a beautiful color of green and excellent flavor. Select white porcelain for Yunomi teacups so that it makes the color of green tea stand out. 

 

 

 

Earthenware Yunomi teacups for Genmaicha, Hojicha

 

組湯呑 御本彩十草

KIYOMIZU-YAKI PAIRED TEACUP GRASS

 

Earthenware is good at retaining heat for a long time. Therefore, an earthenware Yunomi teacup is proper for Genmaicha and Hojicha, which use hot water.

Earthenware Yunomi teacups customarily have the edge that bows outward, and a bit of elevation at the bottom. These parts make a user be easy to hold the teacup even if hot green tea is poured inside.

 

 

 

Compact Yunomi teacups for high-grade Sencha green tea

 

煎茶碗 金銀彩 草花

KIYOMIZU-YAKI TEACUP WILD FLOWERS

 

Yunomi teacups for high-grade Sencha, which is usually thick and dark green tea with low-temperature hot water, are made small and compact. The size is made small because high-grade Sencha tastes so dark. White porcelain is also recommended for Sencha to show the elegant color of green tea.  

 

 

 

Wide and short Yunomi teacups for guests

 

ベーシック 土瓶・汲出セット(天目)

Teacups from BASIC TEAPOT AND TEACUP

 

A wider and shorter Yunomi teacup called Kumidashi is used to welcome guests with green tea. Choose simple white porcelain to exhibit the color of green tea. 

 

 

Traditional meaningful patterns for Yunomi teacups

 

In addition to material and shape, patterns make Yunomi teacups unique. Handpainted patterns include seasonal design and different meanings. 

 

 

 

煎茶碗 金銀彩 秋草

 

煎茶碗 金銀彩 秋草

KIYOMIZU-YAKI TEACUP AUTUMN PLANTS

 

Here is a Yunomi teacup for Sencha manufactured by NISHIKAWA TEIZABURO, an old porcelain brand of Kyoto. The teacup has hand-painting with autumn plants of Japan like marigold and Japanese silver grass. It is worthwhile to choose Yunomi teacups based on the seasons you want to use.

 

 

 

組湯呑 御本彩六瓢

 

組湯呑 御本彩六瓢

KIYOMIZU-YAKI PAIRED TEACUP GOURD

 

These are earthenware Yunomi teacups with the pattern of a gourd. Six gourds are known as a good luck charm in Japan that prevent us from the disease. The Yunomi teacups are recommended for gifts, as well. 

 

 

 

湯呑セット バサナイ(BLUE&BROWN)

PAIRED TEACUP BASANAI

 

Kamany, a porcelain brand from Okinawa Prefecture, makes Yunomi teacups with the patterns of plants. The pattern of the above Yunomi teacups indicate leaves of banana. It is fun to know about the meaning of each pattern. 

 

 

肥前吉田焼 水玉 急須・湯呑セット 朱色

HIZEN YOSHIDA POTTERY POLKA DOTS TEASET

 

COS KYOTO's tea set has characteristic patterns of polka dots. The brand has passed down this pattern for more than 50 years. Artisans engrave polka dots by hand. The handmade skills now become so scarce. The craved polka dots also work as grip.

 

 

湯呑 太鼓型 干支猪乗湯呑 笛吹(干支猪乗)

 

湯呑 太鼓型 干支猪乗湯呑 笛吹(干支猪乗)

KUTANI TEACUP PIPER

 

The humorous pattern of a piper for KUTANI CHOEMON's Yunomi teacup is a traditional and representative pattern of the brand. The pattern is handpainted with a thin brush and has been passed down for more than 60 years. The delicate and fine design of the pattern tells us the high technique of traditional hand-painting. 

 

 

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投稿者: Ueda 日時: 2019年11月28日 11:00 | permalink

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