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Glass Hira Chawan Chōjūgiga

Glass matcha tea bowl by Imaoka Myōken

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Handmade and hand-painted tempered glass bowl decorated with scenes of the oldest remaining manga drawings (Chōjū-jinbutsu-giga - “Scrolls of Frolicking Animals”).

Chōjū-Giga, formally referred to as Chōjū-Jinbutsu-Giga literally means “Animal-person Caricatures". It is a set of four picture scrolls belonging to the Kōzan-ji temple located deep in the northern Kyoto mountains. It is an Important National Treasure believed to be painted around the 12-13 century.

The chawan borrowed its scene from the first scroll, which is also considered to be the most famous. This scroll illustrates anthropomorphic animals, rabbits, frogs, and monkeys bathing, playing, wrestling, and preparing for a ceremony. One of the scenes depicts a frog and a rabbit carrying a “chatsubo”, a tea storage jar. Kyoto has a reputation for having long, scorching, and humid summers, so to preserve the freshness of the tea leaves, tea makers had a tradition to carry and keep the tea jars on the top of Mount Hiei, the iconic mountain of Northern Kyoto, famous for its cool breezes.

A special edition for Summer.

Enjoy the delicious taste of fresh matcha with the cool sense of this hand-made glass tea bowl.

It is heat resistant, suitable for both hot and cold tea.

We ship the bowl in a Japanese paper gift box.

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Item code: TDM109

Artisan: Imaoka Myōken

Origin: Japan, Kyoto

Material: glass

Dimensions: Φ 14.8 cm, H: 5.9 cm (± 0.2 cm)

Unit price: $ / piece

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Limited stock: 1 piece(s) left

Cost:

$ USD


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Handling precautions

Initiation:
Before first use, wash it well with gentle dish soap.

Cleaning:
Do not put it in a dishwasher or dish dryer. Wash by hand with a gentle detergent.

Storage:
Avoid open flame and hot surfaces. Do not put it in a microwave or oven.
Let it dry properly before storing away, otherwise, it may develop an unpleasant smell or mold.

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