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Shuzenji temple meoto yunomi set, Japan

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Japanese Pottery222 of 1313Kutani meoto yunomi with plastic lids, 1950sMystery porcelain Japanese meoto yunomi
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    Posted 2 years ago

    kwqd
    (876 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, 2 years ago
      Great spindle design on these cups Kevin it's very unique, what a fascinating place they have wonderful pottery
    2. kwqd kwqd, 2 years 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, 2 years ago
      Thanks Thomas, dlpetersen and fortapache!
    4. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Thanks aura and glasssiegirl!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      Oh, that glaze!!!
    6. kwqd kwqd, 2 years 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, 2 years ago
      Thanks for loving my yunomi MALKEY!

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