Authentic Kintsugi Matcha bowl, Konayuki Hagi Ware
As this Kintsugi piece is one-of-a kind, we can offer only until it has sold.
<About Kintsugi Parts>
The broken bowl is revived by the traditional Kintsugi technique, using only pure urushi (Japanese natural lacquer) and finished with the 24k gold.
The 24k gold kintsugi work gives this chawan tea bowl a more elegant appearance than before it was broken.
<About the Original Vessel>
Made in Yamaguchi, Hagi is one of the most famous pottery types in Japan. The asymmetrical shape and fine cracked pattern on this vessel are classic features of Hagi ware. This wabi-sabi aesthetic makes Hagi matcha bowls highly prized by tea enthusiasts.
We collected this broken matcha bowl from a wholesaler after it fell and was damaged while on display in a store.
<Thoughts Behind the Piece>
We created this Kintsugi work with the desire to revive the style of Kintsugi as displayed in museums in the modern age. This Kintsugi work offers a full sense of "Wabi-sabi," the spirit of the tea ceremony.
May you feel a beauty of the imperfection in Kintsugi.
All materials we use are natural and do not have any risks of toxicity.
The piece comes with a Paulownia box, including care advises, a giveaway, and a certificate of origin and quality.
|Size||Ø110 H73mm / 240ml|
Kintsugi portion: the 24K gold, natural Japanese lacquer
|Production Days||2 months|
|Kintsugi Artist||Nobuyasu Suginaka, Shiga pref., JAPAN|
|Production area of vessel||Hagi ware, Yamaguchi pref., JAPAN
As a general rule, our delivery area is only available in USA, UK, Canada, Australia, France, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Belgium, Singapore, Malaysia and Japan. If you are not from one of these countries and wish to purchase our product, please send us a message in English using the INQUIRY FORM. Thank you.
Time Left To Last Christmas Order
Although it may vary depending on the customs clearance situation, the delivery to the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia will usually take for about 1 week after the departure from Japan, except Saturdays and Sundays.
We would appreciate it if you could place your order as soon as possible, as it may take longer than usual to deliver during the holiday season. Thank you!
How to care for Kintsugi Piece
- After use, wash the pieces using a soft sponge and food-safe detergent.
- Rinse them in lukewarm or cool water and completely dry them using a soft dish cloth.
- Do not soak them in hot or cold water for long periods of time. This may cause the urushi or maki-e lacquer to peel or fracture.
- The urushi (Japanese lacquer) may break or the maki-e lacquer decoration may peel off if the piece is dropped or if it collides with other hard objects. Please handle these pieces carefully.
- Do not place these pieces in the microwave or dishwasher.
Taxes & Duties - Please Note:
Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges associated with buying goods from abroad are the responsibility of the customer. You might therefore still be billed for these fees and handling. For more information, please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying.
We appreciate your understanding.
Our Kintsugi pieces are created with only renewable and natural materials including Japanse natural lacquer.
Broken Vessels for Kintsugi
Never breaking new vessels on purpose, collecting broken ceramics from collaborators such as kilns or wholesaler across Japan.
Packing each Kintsugi piece with the box made of Paulownia, which grows quickly and has a low environmental impact.
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Our Kintsugi quality
Certificate of origin & quality
We enclose a certificate to guarantee the quality of our Kintsugi piece.
Please purchase with confidence.
As a general rule, we do not allow purchases for the purpose of resale.
What people say
The kintsugi repair by Mr. Suginaka really looks like it belongs in a museum or art exhibition!
From Utah, USA
It is truly a beautiful piece.
My son, who I gave this Kintsugi, absolutely loved it.!
From Washington, USA
Extremely pleased with your Kintsugi piece! We were particularly impressed with how quickly it arrived and how beautifully it was presented.