Kirigome Ware Bicolor Enamel Cup


Kirigome ware bicolour enamel cup baked in the latter half of the Edo period. Kirigome ware is a ceramic made in the Kirigome district, Kami-cho, Miyagi Prefecture, which introduced the technology of Imari ware and produced gifts for the Date feudal clan and daily wares for the common people. This work is a sake cup that uses the technique of Sansai, along with Nagayo ware in Nagasaki and MInpei ware in Awaji. It has an elegant shape with a slight warp and has special glazing that fills the gaps in the navy blue with Turkish blue.

There are no noticeable defects other than minor chips on the base. Comes with a storage box.

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