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Pleated Cup
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Pleated Cup

Description

Hand-thrown Shigaraki porcelain cup by Japanese ceramicist Taira Kuroki. Soft lines add texture and an earthy, natural feel. Comfortable to hold and perfect for a morning cup of coffee or tea.

Cups are food safe.

Approx. 3" across top (excluding handle), 2.5" high. 


If you require a larger quantity than what is available, please email us for special ordering.

 

Handmade in Japan


About the Maker

Taira Kuroki is a ceramic artist from Kyoto, Japan. He studied sculpture at Kyoto Douda High School of Arts and Craft and went on to study three-dimensional environmental molding at Nara College of Arts. Following that he completed post graduate work at Kyoto Ceramic High Technology Institute, studying under Takushi Haraguchi. In 2006, Taira started to produce his own range of ceramic wares.

Our Promise

• All of our goods are made by hand, mindfully designed, and made to last.
• We support independent designers and makers producing goods in small batch runs.
• We are conscious of our environmental impact and choose to support artisans who are using sustainable materials and production methods.
• Your package will be shipped in a re-used or 100% post-consumer recycled box with re-used or new sustainable packing material.
• We support ethical fair trade practices and transparency in origin, maker and materials used.
• We give 1% of sales to support arts in the community. Currently we are supporting Aid to Artisans.




$57.00
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