Yuzamashi - SAKURA 260 ml by Gyokko

【 Product Type: water cooler, Tokoname ware 】


The highlight of this yuzamashi water cooler is the modesty cherry blossom decoration on the inside. The cherry blossom petal also serves as a scale for 100ml and 200ml, making it easy to see the amount of hot water at a glance. Available in Tokoname distinctive vermilion and black color.



Auffallend bei dieser Yuzamashi-Wasserkühler ist die eingearbeitete bescheidene Kirschblütendekor auf der Innenseite. Das Kirschblütenmuster an der Seite dient gleichzeitig als Skala für 100ml und 200ml, so dass man die Menge an Wasser auf einen Blick erkennen kann. Erhältlich in der unverwechselbaren zinnoberroten und schwarzen Farbe von Tokoname.

 "Yuzamashi" with scale markings, 260 ml

  by Gyokko Tokoname 


● Side-handle style

● with scale (approx. 100ml, 200ml)

● handcrafted in Tokoname, Japan, with artist stamp

● color valiation: red, black


- Cooling the hot water -

The shapely ceramic bowl for cooling water to the required temperature before tea preparation is not a must-have item, but an extremely practical tool, especially for high quality green tea leaves.


The rounded water cooler made of natural clay is handcrafted by the well-known Gyokko Studio in Tokoname (Aichi Prefecture).


*Please use the scale as an approximate guide only.

"Yuzamashi" mit Skala, 260 ml

  by Gyokko Tokoname


● Seitengriff-Stil

● Mit Skala (ca. 100ml, ca. 200ml)

● handgefertigt in Tokoname, Japan, mit Künstlerstempel
Farbe Valiantion: rot, schwarz


-  Abkühlen des heißen Wassers -

Das formschöne Keramik-Gefäß zum Abkühlen von Teewasser auf die erforderliche Temperatur vor der Teezubereitung ist kein Muss, aber ein äußerst praktisches Hilfsmittel insbesondere bei der Zubereitung japanischer Grüntees. 


Die abgerundete Yuzamashi aus Naturton wird vom bekannten Studio Gyokko in Tokoname (Präfektur Aichi) von Hand gefertigt.


*Bitte verwenden Sie die Skala nur als ungefähre Richtlinie.

◆Vermilion rot: 

◆Kokudei - black: 

☆Yuzamashi SAKURA 270 ml Gyokko


【 color variation / Farbe-Variation 】 

      vermilion red 


【 volume / Volume (ca.) 】 

   (approx. 80% of total volume / ca. 80% von Gesamtvolumen)

       270 ml

【 size (approx.) / Maße (ca.) 】

   (without Handle / Durchmesser ohne Griff)

       Φ 11 x H. 7 cm 

【 weight (approx.) / Gewicht (ca.) 】

       225 g
【 material / Material 】   

       Ceramic (Pottery) / Keramik (Töpferei) - Tokoname ware 

【 Studio 】

       Gyokko,  Meister Umehara

【 origin / Herkunft 】   

        Aichi, Japan

【 packaging / Verpackung 】

        original Karton


* Please handwash to clean.

* Do not use this pitcher in the microwave or dishwasher. 


* Bitte reinigen Sie Ihren Schale mit der Hand.

* Verwenden Sie diesen Schale nicht in der Mikrowelle oder Spülmaschine. 


↓ select color

28,90 €

  • Lieferzeit 2-3 Werktage *1 / Shipping 2-3 working days *1

About the Artist

 Umehara Hirotaka (梅原 廣隆), the second generation gyokko (玉光), was born in Tokoname City in 1946 as the son of the first Tamami, Umehara harutaka (梅原 晴隆).

He studied ceramics at Tokoname High School Ceramics Department and succeeded the second generation gyokko in 1988.

In 1994, he was certified as a Master of Traditional Crafts by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

He has been selected several times for the "Choza Prize Tokoname Ceramics Exhibition" and "Japan Sencha Crafts Exhibition", which are said to be the gateway to potters from all over the country.

Currently, he has established "gyokkou-touen (玉光陶苑)" and is considered the largest player in Tokoname ware.

The motto of his work is simple, light, and easy to use. He specializes in the production of "red mud teapot," which can be said to be synonymous with Tokoname ware. The artists often produces a teapot using the advanced akaneshibori, which involves repeated firing. The range of his expressions in his work is wide, including the announcement of the gorgeous " hanakousei" series in collaboration with the Kutani ware painter.

*Image courtesy of Gyokko-Touen

🔸常滑焼 TOKONAME-YAKI -  A tradition of quality

Tokoname (常滑) is located near Chubu International Airport in southern Nagoya, Aichi Prefcture. High quality earthenware has been produced here since the 12th century, and still now, Tokoname is a center of pottery production in Japan.


Tokoname is one of Japan's six most important ancient kiln towns - the others are Bizen (備前), Echizen (越前), Seto (瀬戸), Shigaraki (信楽) and Tanba (丹波) - had the largest output of ceramics of any kiln town in the Edo Period (1600-1868). 


In particular, Tokoname used to be the main production site for ceramic water pipes. In modern times, it is known around the world for its ornaments such as tea sets and beckoning cats.