Akaraku Zuisho Rikyu-Chawan Raku Matcha Bowl
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A lovely Matcha Bowl from Kyoto that fits snugly into your hands. Add the prestigious "Raku" Matcha Bowl into your collection.
As indicated by the old Japanese saying, "1st Raku, 2nd Hagi, 3rd Karatsu", the Raku Chawan has been hailed as the highest-ranking Matcha Bowl by tea masters. It is the most Japanese of all types of pottery, one of which cannot be found in that of China or Europe. The hand-molded pieces are unsymmetrical and imperfect - yet resemble natural beauty, creativity, and warmth.
Beyond their aesthetic appeal, the Raku Chawan is designed with a keen understanding of the Matcha-drinking experience. The bottom of the bowl is wide and usually has a built-in step, made ideal for whisking. The mouth angles slightly inward to prevent tea from dripping from the bowl when drinking, and the thick walls keep the tea warm. While it's a piece preferred by experienced tea masters, it's also a recommendation for beginners.
Raku ware is said to have originated with Sen no Rikyu, the father of the Japanese Tea Ceremony, and was made by the Raku family in Kyoto.
The two primary colors used are black (Kuro-raku) and red (Akaraku), as these beautifully complement the vibrant green color of the Matcha.
The Fuku Akaraku is a lovely small matcha bowl that offers the warmth of the red Akaraku ware. As each piece is handmade, there will be variations in the color and design.
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Soak the teacup in water or lukewarm water for at least 30 seconds to prevent staining and damage.
For new Raku teacups, we recommend soaking for 1-2 minutes.
Be sure to wipe off any moisture with a tea towel, soft cloth, kitchen paper, etc., and dry thoroughly before storing.
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