Nice green tea cup from Agano ware (Agano Yaki).
W 6.3 cm x H 6.5 - 6.4cm / 75-95g
Holds about 140ml
Perfect condition ★★★★★
New old stock.
Agano ware is a pottery ware made in Fukuchi, Tagawa District, Fukuoka Prefecture.
It was originally associated with and made for the tea ceremony during the Edo period.
Agano-Yaki was selected as one of Enshu 7 kilns, where Kobori Enshu, the noble Japanese Sado artist picked his seven favorite kilns. It is a highly respected pottery producing tea ceremony items in Japan.