These beautiful tea cups are turned by hand and raku fired. Use them with this teapot of the same colour to make a Shiboridashi teapot set. The raku firing technique, an abbreviation of the Japanese term raku-yaki 楽 焼 (raku-yaki, lit. "cooking comfortable") is the result of an enamelling technique developed in 16th-century Japan. It is mainly related to the manufacture of bowls for the tea ceremony.
Each teacup is unique. The images give a good idea of the one you’ll receive. The making of these raku tea cups makes them all unique. This is why colours, dimensions and motives can vary from one to another. See it as the pledge of a work done by hand.
Quebec Region : Handmade in Saint-Armand, Quebec, Canada
Material & Colour : Raku ceramic with a network of very fine cracks.
Dimensions : Approx. Height: 3" - 7.6 cm. Diameter: 1.85 " - 4.7 cm . Holds 125 ml - 4.2 oz.
Poterie Pluriel Singulier
Sara Mills and Michel Viala are professional ceramists based in Pigeon Hill (Saint-Armand) since 1979. They exhibit their works in Quebec, Canada and Europe.
Sara Mills, a native of England, has been practicing ceramics since 1973. She completed her apprenticeship training in England and Ontario with renowned ceramists.
Michel Louis Viala started his career as a ceramist in Paris in 1968. Invited to Quebec for the implantation of the Poterie Pluriel Singulier project, he settled in the Eastern Townships.
To clean raku pottery, simply rinse it with water. Then you can either air dry it or towel dry it. Do not place any raku pottery in the dishwasher or microwave!
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