Hakusan Porcelain - Fireflies Tea cup
A traditional technique known as "hands of firefly" (hotaru no te) in which openwork is filled with glaze is used for these porcelain pieces. The translucent light that filters through this glaze has an elegance that recalls the transient beauty of fireflies.
Designed Masahiro Mori in 1980.
1980 Good Design Award, 2003 Long Life Design Award
Size: 6 x 8cm, 160ml