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This is an auction for Two Gorgeous Vintage Asian Lidded Matcha Tea Bowls or Yunami Cups, gilded and patterned in autumn colours - russet red, shades of darkening green, with daisy like yellow centred flowers, like stylised white cherry blossoms.

These beakers stand on plinths, and have round knobs, most likely making them tea cups with lids to preserve the heat. They are tea ceremony Yunomi Cups.

These autumn leaves pottery matcha bowls are beautiful handcrafts.

In the backstamp, the "^"-character or yago is a shorthand word meaning "house", "house name", "roof" or "under the roof of" indication a family workshop. This is vintage Kiyomizu Ware. This bowl depicts the autumn in ancient Kyoto.

The items have a different size, with the larger 11 by 8 cm and the smaller 10 by 7 cm. They also have different characters imprinted on the bases.

Very vintage, they are in good condition, without chips or cracks or so on.

About the seller:

I'm a knowledgeable but not professional enthusiast of collectibles selling largely from a personal collection. I welcome comments and insights in the interest of Trade me community.

Combining: Combined shipping is possible, usually at the rate of the costliest item. I encourage you to browse and choose more than one item!

Sales: Please contact me within 24 hours and do pay within three working days.

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  • Seller location: Dunedin, Otago, NZ

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