Tea Ceremony Cup
Included in Visual Arts box, Tea Ceremony box
- Description: Raku ware is a traditional type of pottery used in a tea ceremony. They are typically hand-molded rather than thrown on a ceramic wheel. Sen no Rikyu, a historical figure in the Japanese “Way of Tea,” used these style of tea bowls in his wabi-styled tea ceremonies.
Tea ceremony cups, chawan, are the most essential utensil for a tea ceremony. They come in all shapes, sizes and styles and are chosen depending on the season and occasion.
For more information, visit: http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/indepth/cultural/experience/f.html
- Lesson Plans (All are in PDF format)
- Standard Reference
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