150ml Tea Cup by Daisuke Watanabe

(1 customer review)

Hand-made tea cup (150ml) by Kyoto ceramicist Daisuke Watanabe.
Inscribed with “kotobuki” for luck to bring prosperity to your tea table.
Authentic tea ware from Kyoto.

Use to drink your cup of brewed leaf tea from.


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150ml size tea cup, inscribed with the character for ‘kotobuki’ (寿) which is a wish for good luck and prosperity in life.

Perfect for enjoying a larger cup of tea or to enjoy it as a mini-tea-bowl.

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.
Here the artist has chosen a handful of variations to calligraph onto the utensils randomly through each other.

Product specifications

Contains:  1x pocket tea bowl
Bowl size: H5cm x D10 (150ml);
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.



Weight251 g




1 review for 150ml Tea Cup by Daisuke Watanabe

  1. SFK (verified owner)

    It’s a beautiful cup for drinking tea, rests comfortably on the lips, almost it was meant to be. The colour of the cup is not white, but “pure” enough for one to appreciate the colour of the tea. The cup is light (in terms of weight), so you can feel the weight of the tea.

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