Summer Iris and Black Bird Motif Matcha Bowl

Tea Repertoire

This elegant Summer Iris and Black Bird Motif Matcha bowl (aka. "Chawan" in Japanese) has been hand-crafted by Zenshoh Yamaoka at Zenshoh kiln, Japan, known for his precise, highly sophisticated and elegant drawing techniques. 

The gracious hand-painting of delicate, refreshing blue summer iris flowers, subtle golden lining celebrates the entrance of the Japanese summer season. The little black bird hiding himself among the green stems of the irises adds joyful summer atmosphere to this chawan. 

A highly sophisticated Kyo-Yaki (Kyoto Style Pottery) Matcha bowl that will enhance the spirit of your Matcha ritual. 


  • Diameter: 11cm * Height: 8cm (Standard Matcha Bowl Size)


  • The Matcha Bowl comes in a sophisticated wooden box. A perfect choice as a gift. 


Made by Zenshoh Yamaoka at Zenshoh Kiln. Zenshoh Yamaoka was born in 1942 and worked under Zenjiroh Ueyama for 10 years before opening his own kiln in 1969. He is highly appraised for sophisticated and elegant drawing techniques and he is an officially designated traditional craftsman by the by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. His exquisite work is highly appreciated among the Kyoyaki style ceramic collectors. 

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