Mark Foster Handmade Yuinomi Tea Cup MFTC3


$ 25.00




Beautiful yuinomi style tea cup that is great for single gong fu sessions with the Mark's gaiwans because it will hold the entire infusion from the gaiwan.

Provenance:

  • Capacity: 4 oz/ 120 ml
  • Firing: Oxidation fired to Cone 6 on a Skutt Electric Kiln
  • Clay: Dark stoneware
  • Glaze: White interior with double-dipped pale yellow exterior
  • Care: Dishwasher safe but hand wash recommended. NOT microwave safe due to unglazed clay on exterior base

Note: This is a hand-made item and thus may exhibit all of the perfections and imperfections of a one-of-a-kind handmade cup. While I do my best to photograph the piece in a way that best represents it, please be aware that colors can look different on different computer screens. If you would like more pictures or information, please contact us.

About the Artist:

Mark Foster/Happy Cat Pottery

Mark's work is heavily influenced by tea. That is, it best exists in the moment; sharing a cup of tea with others can provide a reprieve by dissolving basic social expectations and structures. Tea is a means by which to make connections, with life, nature, and those around us. I hope that my work brings others to find their own tea practice. Each piece is derived from function and form, and balances between a modern, distracting, clean aesthetic and traditional Asian techniques and designs.


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