This Yunomi Japanese tea cup is a piece of Mino Ware.
Yunomi (湯のみ in Japanese) is a type of teacup (Japanese tea) in Japan, being taller than wide, with a trimmed or turned foot. Unlike the more formal Chawan teacup which is used during the Japanese tea ceremony, Yunomi is made for daily (or informal) tea drinking. Yunomi is also used in Sushi restaurants to serve green tea.
This Yunomi, green tea cup is a piece of Mino Ware.
Mino Ware, aka MinoYaki is a type of traditional Japanese porcelain wares made Gifu Prefecture, north of Tokyo. Mino Ware is a ceramic ware representing 50% share in the Japanese market. Originated in the time of unglazed ceramic ware.
Product Details of Mt. Fuji & Sakura Yunomi Japanese Teacup
Content: 1 Yunomi Japanese Tea Cup
Size: W8.0 x H10.0 cm (3.1 x 3.9")
Made in: Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Yunomi (Long Cup)