The Art of Tea is a taiwanese publication containing in-depth discussion and articles from a selection of Asia's most respected tea experts. In this issue:
Cups and accessories
All the essential accessories for preparing tea.
A cup representative of its origins. The city of Arita in the south of Japan, the famous place where ceramics are renowned for their sometimes more solemn, sometimes more frivolous decorations.
The Hagi style of this modern-looking cup has a rich history in Japanese ceramics that goes back several hundred years.
In contrast to its porcelain counterparts, the warm grain effect of this Japanese ceramic and the artistic irregularity of its decoration are greatly valued.
Naive style motifs of the climbing kittens decorate this adorable Japanese teacup!