Chawan: Imari Ware Sencha Cup with Flying Cranes

Chawan: Imari Ware Sencha Cup with Flying Cranes
Item# CHW-026_chawan-imari-flying-cranes
$39.00

Product Description

This vintage Japanese Imari teacup is a combination of a printed and hand painted design of a flock of cranes in flight. To the Japanese, the crane represents strength and long life. It also symbolizes fidelity as cranes mate for life

This particular chawan was fired at high temperature in a wood fired kiln, and is very strong. It is a little smaller than most matcha chawan, and you may want to use it for sencha It measures 3 1/2" in diameter by 2 1/2" high (8 x 6 cm). It is in excellent condition with no chips, dings or hairlines. This tea bowl was made in the Taisho Era (c. 1920) and is nearly 100 years