Teacup & saucer with celadon glaze, made by Korean ceramist Mr. Lee
Ceramicist Mr. LEE Myong-gun is trained at ‘Habinyo Ceramic Studio’. Since 1990, Mr. LEE continues to produce tea sets, where he uses the traditional methods with a wood oven.
Mr. Lee is also part of a research group that reproduces some of the first celadon ceramics known in Korean history. Historical note: In Korea, Celadon (blue porcelain) was produced from the Goryeo Dynasty (11-12th century AD) and loved by people all over East Asia for its beautiful celadon green color. As a tea artist who loves to drink tea, Mr. Lee enthusiastically concentrated on the reproduction of this cultural heritage in the traditional way for the past 10 years.
Celadon Clay / List with spinning wheel / Celadon glazed without cracks / 17 hours of deoxidation firing at 1250 ℃ (traditional wood kiln) The tea cup holds 120 ml and comes with a saucer.