Korokoro Mugs by Kaneko Kohyo
Egg shape like Kaneko Kohyo's Korokoro Mugs are filled with wonder with a texture and story all their own. These ceramic vessels are humble in size and form, making them ideal as simple items to have for everyday use.
The proportion and natural look of these Korokoro Mugs beckon your hand to grasp and ever so pleasing to the eyes.
Korokoro Mugs are Mino-yaki cups designed and made in kilns of Gifu City. It has pottery character of Mino-yaki ( Mino ware) with soft glazes and sensitive tactile quality.
Diameter 7.5cm x Width 9cm (Handle 12cm) x Height 8cm
Capacity: 310cc Weight: 250g
* Porcelain / Made in Japan
* Microwave oven, dishwasher can be used.
Please note that the handcrafted pieces are characterised with slight differences in glaze and firing outcomes. This gives each piece a warmth and uniqueness not found in mass produced tableware.
About Kaneko Kohyo
Since its formation almost 100 years ago, Kaneko Kohyo Pottery has been dedicated to “Monozukuri’ (meaning 'ways and means of making things') of items that add a little happiness to daily life, whilst remaining loyal to the history and tradition of Mino Ware (Japanese pottery produced in Mino Province around the towns of Toki, Tajimi and Mizunami in Gifu Prefecture). With a foundation of making Shinto and Buddhist alter pieces, and then sake bottles, they embarked on the production of handmade tableware in 1995. Simple and warm, meant for everyday use, their collection brings originality, beauty, and functionality to enrich your dining and entertaining experiences.They hope that more people will use the handy and enriching Kohyo tableware.