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Mug of the month #3 – Wim Hos kutsu-gata

The Art of Asia glossary says the following: Pronunciation: “KOO-tsoo-gah-tah” A “shoe-shaped” teabowl—commonly associated with the Takatori kilns—in which the sides are purposefully pressed in. Supposedly, the kutsu-gata reflects the influence of the early Portuguese traders in Japan and their … Continue reading

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