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Spinning Top Mug

£36

Hand thrown by Japanese potter, Katsuya Hattori, this beautiful mug forms part of the “Spinning Top” range. Employing a form of “kohiki” technique to produce the spinning top design effect – Katsuya hand throws an iron-rich red clay body, which he then covers with white slip; from this he carves out a circular design to allow the red clay to show through. Originally developed by Korean potters, the kohiki technique greatly appealed to the “busho chajin” or tea-warrior men of the late 1500s.

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6 in stock

Dimensions:

Dimensions: 9.5cm (12.5cm including handle) (w) x 11.5cm (h)

Materials:

Ayabe Clay

6 in stock