Raku ware tea bowls of Kyo-Kiyomizu ware for sale

(Last Updated On: 14/04/2019)

Raku Matcha bowls, traditional lead glazed earthenware pottery from Kyoto Prefecture on Amazon.com

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Aka raku wakayama with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSW737

Do you know that Matcha bowls have classes? For Koicha ( exceptionally dark Matcha) of the tea ceremony, it is the rule to choose the high-class tea bowls. Basically, a plain Matcha bowls is high grade and the one with the pattern is lower.


And there is a proverb in the world of the tea ceremony. “First Raku, second Hagi, and third Karatsu”. They are proper pottery for the tea ceremony.

 

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Hagi ware is the pottery from Yamaguchi Prefecture, and Karatsu ware is from Saga Prefecture. 

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But the most high-ranking tea bowl is Raku ware from Kyoto Prefecture. Raku-yaki is pottery born in Kyoto about 400 years ago. Its feature is that it is made in consideration of the ease of use in the tea ceremony of Koicha. Because the area around the bottom of the green tea bowl is wide, it is easy to turn the tea ceremony. 

 

Raku ware is roughly divided into black and red bowls, and the baking temperature is about 1000 degrees for black and about 800 degrees for red.

 

 

Black Raku ware tea bowls (Kuro Raku-yaki)

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese kuro raku Matcha chawan teabowl Zuisho with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TRR452

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Kuro raku zuisho with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TRK450

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese kuro raku Matcha chawan teabowl with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TSK358

 

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese kuro raku Matcha chawan teabowl zuisho with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TRZ453

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha Kuro raku chawan teabowl kakuyo with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TYK756

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha kuro raku chawan teabowl Fuku with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-toua842

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Kuro raku lightning with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSN733

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Kuro raku Shishi Leo with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSS735

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Kuro raku masu with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSM739

 

 

 

 

Red Raku ware tea bowls (Aka Raku-yaki)

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese aka raku Matcha chawan teabowl with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TSA354

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese aka raku Matcha chawan teabowl Zuisho with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TRY455

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese aka raku Matcha chawan teabowl Fuku with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-toua843

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese aka raku Matcha chawan teabowl zuisho with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TRS456

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Aka raku zuisho with paper box. Ceramic. kymz-TRA454

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Aka raku wakayama with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSW737

 

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Aka raku horin with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSH738

 

 

 

Kiyomizu-kyo yaki ware. Japanese Matcha chawan teabowl Aka raku Nue with wooden box. Ceramic. kymz-TSE734

 

 

 



 

 

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