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Shuzenji temple meoto yunomi set, Japan

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Japanese Pottery182 of 1275Kutani meoto yunomi with plastic lids, 1950sMystery porcelain Japanese meoto yunomi
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    Posted 1 year ago

    kwqd
    (835 items)

    These meoto yuunomi are 3.5" and 3.25" high. They are marked Shuzenji Temple on the bottom. Apparently, there are many potters working in the vicinity of the temple. Not sure if these pieces were sponsored by the Temple or just the work of a local pottery for sale to tourists. These are different from any other meoto yunomi in my collection with a very unique surface. Not sure how this was accomplished but was probably either applied or incised and then smoothed to round off the ridges. Definitely hand made.

    A bit about the pottery activity in the vicinity of the Temple:
    http://www.e-yakimono.net/html/jt-april-2003.html

    About Shuzenji Temple:
    https://shuzenji-temple.com/english.html

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Great spindle design on these cups Kevin it's very unique, what a fascinating place they have wonderful pottery
    2. kwqd kwqd, 1 year ago
      Thanks, Jenni! I learned a lot about the region of Japan from these cups!

      Thanks for loving my Shuzenji Temple yunomi Kevin and Jenni!
    3. kwqd kwqd, 1 year ago
      Thanks Thomas, dlpetersen and fortapache!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 1 year ago
      Thanks aura and glasssiegirl!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 1 year ago
      Oh, that glaze!!!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 1 year ago
      Thanks Karen. These are pretty different from any of my other yunomi. A lot of effort went into giving them character.
    7. kwqd kwqd, 1 year ago
      Thanks for loving my yunomi MALKEY!

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