BRAND: 1616 ARITA

ITEM: S&B MUG [YELLOW]

 

MADE IN: JAPAN

SHIPS FROM: AUSTRALIA

 

COMMENTS:

PORCELAIN MUG SUITABLE FOR TEA, COFFEE, WATER OR WINE. EXTREME ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND PURPOSE, THESE CUPS ARE PRACTICAL YET MESMERISING. PART OF A COLLABORATIVE SERIES BY DUTCH STUDIO 'SCHOLTEN& BAIJINGS' AND 1616 ARITA MASTER POTTERS, THESE CUPS ARE PART OF A SERIES WITH DEEP HISTORICAL REFERENCES TO COLOUR AND CRAFT. SOLD SINGULARLY.

 

MEASUREMENTS: 72MM DIA X 85MM H

 

BRAND:

ARITA, LOCATED ON THE WEST COAST OF KYUSHU IS WHERE JAPAN WAS FIRST INTRODUCED, BY THE KOREAN PEOPLE, TO POTTERY. MAKING USE OF THE FINE CLAY IN THE REGION, ARITAYAKI WAS ESTABLISHED AND STILL TODAY REMAINS AN ICONIC AND DISTINCT TYPE OF CERAMIC. 1616 ARITA WAS NAMED AFTER THE DATE WHICH KOREAN MASTERS FIRST ARRIVED IN THE TOWN. 1616 ARITA STILL MANUFACTURE IN THE SAME FACTORIES AS THE ORIGINAL ARITA POTTERY.