Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi package
Paulownia wood box for Kintsugi
Paulownia wood box for Kintsugi
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi Sake cup
Kintsugi package
Paulownia wood box for Kintsugi
Paulownia wood box for Kintsugi

Authentic Kintsugi Sake Cup Syonzui Mon pattern

$382.00

As this Kintsugi piece is one-of-a kind, we can offer only until it has sold.

Product Description

Kyo ware is a representative art from Kyoto. Also known as Kiyomizu ware, it is one of Japan's most representative wares.
Syonzui represents a good omen. Syonzui refers to sometsuke (underglaze blue) with festive patterns and designs, considered to be the best of the sometsuke.
This piece is made by an artisan who paints the traditional Japanese patterns called "Mon" such as flowers and waves one by one with a brush.
Since a number of artisans are involved in the process of completing the work, no two patterns are alike. This makes the piece a valuable work of art.
However, chips and cracks occurred in the final stage of the original ware production, and it had no choice but to throw it away as it was.

In order to create a new sustainable value, Mr. Suginaka, an urushi (Japanese lacquer) Meister, repaired the chips using Kintsugi, a unique Japanese ware repair method. It has a pattern that looks like lines drawn in gold using the original blue color as a base. It is a simple but very impressive piece. You can feel the beauty of imperfection from the Kintsugi.

You can drink Sake while feeling the season. Of course, it is also recommended for coffee and tea.
Why don't you spend a wonderful time with one-of-a-kind Kintsugi ware?

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 mini thanks gift, and a certificate of origin and quality.

 

Product Details

Size
 Ø87 H52mm / 140ml
Weight 
76g
Material 
Vessel: Porcelain
Kintsugi & Maki-e portion: 24K gold, natural Japanese lacquer
Production Days 2 months

Kintsugi Artist 

Nobuyasu Suginaka, Shiga JAPAN
Producer of vessel 
T.NISHIKAWA & CO., INC., Kyoto JAPAN
Usage  Tableware (food-safe)

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.

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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.

ethical features

Natural Materials

Our Kintsugi products are made only from renewable and natural materials.

Broken Vessels for Kintsugi

We never use vessels that have been intentionally broken to make kintsugi pieces.

Packaging

We are packing with a traditional Japanese material called 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.
Please purchase with confidence.
As a general rule, we do not allow purchases for the purpose of resale.

TESTIMONIAL

What people say

The kintsugi repair by Mr. Suginaka really looks like it belongs in a museum or art exhibition!

★★★★★

R. C.
From Utah, USA

It is truly a beautiful piece.
My son, who I gave this Kintsugi, absolutely loved it.!

★★★★★

S. K.
From Washington, USA

Extremely pleased with your Kintsugi piece! We were particularly impressed with how quickly it arrived and how beautifully it was presented.

★★★★★

D. N.
From New South Wales, Australia