Unique Kintsugi Matcha bowl, Raku Black, w/Red Decoration
As this Kintsugi piece is one-of-a kind, we can offer only until it has sold.
<About Kintsugi Parts>
Since the original vessel was broken into pieces, the broken parts were carefully joined using only urushi (Japanese natural lacquer), and then more urushi was applied to increase the strength of the entire vessel.
In addition to repairing using the traditional Kintsugi technique, gold leaf is applied to the uneven surface created by the urushi, and then different color urushi is applied.
This allows to create a shiny, three-dimensional and gorgeous Kintsugi piece.
<About the Original Vessel>
An antique store owner purchased this tea utensil about 30 years ago.
The details of the potter are unknown, but it is in the form of Raku ware and was broken into pieces when we purchased it.
<Thoughts Behind the Piece>
We aim to create a sustainable, yet luxurious pieces by reviving the thoughts and times of all the artisans involved in the creation of this fine vessel through Kintsugi.
By expressing the lava of the black earth with Kintsugi and urushi, we created this Kintsugi piece so that those who use can feel the strength of nature at hand.
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 mini thanks gift, and a certificate of origin and quality.
||Ø113 H70mm / 400ml|
Kintsugi & Maki-e portion: 24K gold, natural Japanese lacquer
|Production Days||1 month|
||Nobuyasu Suginaka, Shiga JAPAN|
|Producer of vessel||Unknown, purchased from antique store|
As a general rule, our delivery area is only available in USA, UK, Canada and Australia. 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.
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 Opening campaign!
As a special offer, a small lacquer plate will be given to those who purchase our products.
The pattern of the plates is completely left up to us, so you cannot choose the pattern in advance.
You'll have to wait until it arrives to find out which plate it is!
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.
We are packing with a traditional Japanese material called paulownia, which grows quickly and has a low environmental impact.
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.