Mug Cup Set by Daisuke Watanabe – Irabo


Hand-crafted mug cups in the “irabo” style by Kyoto ceramicist Daisuke Watanabe.
Inscribed with luck and happiness to bring prosperity to your tea table.
Authentic tea ware from Kyoto.

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Set of two mug cups finished in a rough brownish “irabo” glaze.
The character for ‘kotobuki’ (寿) which is a wish for happiness and prosperity in life, has been carved into the cups.
The characters used are old variations of the original Chinese characters used to write the words.
Of the character ‘kotobuki’ (寿), there conventionally are 100 different ways of writing that can be chosen from.

Product specifications

Contains:  2x mug cup;
Mug cup size: H8cm x D7.3cm;
Packaging: cardboard box


Daisuke Watanabe Profile

Born in 1989, he is a young and aspiring potter active in Kyoto. Despite his age he has already found a clear focus and desire to crafts his own unique style of ceramics. His pieces can be easily distinguished when put together with pieces from other artists. His choice to inscribe his works with the characters for happiness and prosperity and luck is a strong indication of his desire to make a difference in today’s world by sharing his art with as many people possible, and simultaneously conveying his wish for them to live joyful happy lives.



Weight751 g


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