ASAHIYAKI is located in the Uji region of Kyoto Prefecture where is known as the center of tea culture, just across the Uji River at the foot of Mount Asahi, opposite the Byodo-in Temple.

ASAHIYAKI started the pottery works about 400 years ago during the Keicho era (Momoyama-Edo period) under the guidance of Kobori Enshu. It is regarded as one of the "Enshu Seven Kilns(Enshu nanagama)". In the times tea masters such as Sen-No- Rikyu and Kobori Enshu were active, the first kiln master Tosaku uses Mt.Asahi pottery clay, created tea utensils such as tea bowls and fresh-water containers that are favored by daimyo, official residences and tea masters.

After that, ASAHIYAKI have continued to make tea utensils in Uji without interruption for generations, in the latter half of the Edo period, the eighth generation Chobei started to make the sencha wares that is the prototype of the current shape. ASAHIYAKI grew up with the development of tea culture in Uji. ASAHIYAKI will continue to cherish the tea culture of the past and continue to walk with them.

About ASAHIYAKI >

Matsubayashi Hosai XVI Collection >

This is a collection of Hosai Mastubayashi's works by ASAHIYAKI, which continues for 16 generations.
These will post new works on the 1st of every month.

275,000 JPY

Flower Vase Kohiki "white slip and black glaze" , Hosai XVI

Hanaire"Flower vase" made by Hosai XVI of ASAHIYAKI. Hosai XVI's unique glaze expression work.

220,000 JPY

Chawan, Kase , Hosai XVI

Chawan made by Hosai XVI of ASAHIYAKI. "Kase" is a traditional ASAHIYAKI style.

22,000 JPY

SOLD OUT Guinomi ” Sake cup", Geppaku , Hosai XVI

Guinomi ” Sake cup" made by Hosai XVI of ASAHIYAKI. Hosai XVI's unique glaze expression work.

275,000 JPY

SOLD OUT Chawan Geppaku ,Overglaze gold

Chawan made by Hosai XVI of ASAHIYAKI. Hosai XVI's unique glaze expression work.

220,000 JPY

Chawan, Kase , Hosai XVI

Chawan made by Hosai XVI of ASAHIYAKI. "Kase" is a traditional ASAHIYAKI style.

82,500 JPY

Incense container, Sibafune, Hosai XVI

Incense container made by Hosai XVI of ASAHIYAKI.

 

ASAHIGAMA Pottery collection >

ASAHIYAKI has four craftsmen and one painter. The items in this collection are they created is named Asahigama pottery collection. They keep philosophy which has been continued about 400 years in their Asahigama pottery collection.

Standard Item >

42,900 JPY

Kahin Seiki ,teapot set

”Hohin", an unhandled tea pot that has been inherited since the period of the eighth generation Chobei.

12,540 JPY

SOLD OUT Cup&Saucer,Black x Geppaku L

Cup and saucer designed by Shigeo Mashiro, sfera, who specializes in soft designs. It's a little large capacity cup, so it's also used for soup.

6,600 JPY

Candle cup, Mutsuki

"Mutsuki" is a candle cup created in collaboration with Asahiyaki, Japanese candle "Daiyo" and lifestyle brand sfera.

8,800 JPY

Porcelain cup

A porcelain cup produced with the restaurant "LURRA °" in Higashiyama, Kyoto. A porcelain cup fired in a climbing kiln for "LURRA °", the restaurant cooks only with firewood.

Limited Item >

33,000 JPY

Tea Bowl, Kase

Tea bowl with the expression of "deer spine dappled pattern" that is typical of Asahiyaki, made of White clay which is excavated and selected from Shirakawa and Oriiyama in Uji. It features a light yellow and gray complex gradation. The origin of "deer spine" is the spotted pattern like the back of a deer.

33,000 JPY

SOLD OUT Tea Bowl, Hanshi

Tea bowl with the expression of "Hanshi" that is typical of Asahiyaki, Warm, orange-colored Hanshi clay that resembles the morning sun. The clay is excavated and selected from Shirakawa and Oriiyama in Uji. The speckled pattern that develops from the clay is also viewpoint.

38,500 JPY

Tea Bowl, Benikase

Tea bowl with the expression of "red deer spine dappled pattern " that is typical of Asahiyaki, made of Red clay which is excavated and selected from Shirakawa and Oriiyama in Uji. It features a dark gray and red complex gradation. Spots like the back of deer are also one of highlight.

22,000 JPY

Tea pot, Hanshi " Local clay "

Tea pot made from local clay " Hanshi ". It goes well with Local tea.

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7,150 JPY

SOLD OUT CUP TALL Yellow × BlueGreen

Japan Handmade is a collection born from the "GOON" project. It was created in collaboration with the Danish design studio OeO.

7,150 JPY

SOLD OUT CUP TALL Celadon × BlueGreen

Japan Handmade is a collection born from the "GOON" project. It was created in collaboration with the Danish design studio OeO.

13,200 JPY

Cup & Saucer, Celadon

Cup and Saucer with "Celadon" glaze. The inside of the cup is bright white so you can also enjoy the color of black tea or coffee.

5,500 JPY

SOLD OUT Small plate , Zodiac Ox , 5 pieces

This is a set of small plate with stamp of the zodiac hieroglyph "Ox".

Tea Around Project >

The pottery will propose the tools around "tea". A tea bowl of a size that matches the Sencha bowl of Asahi ware, an hourglass of the number of seconds that matches Japanese tea made carefully. An item produced by the kiln, which is a tool required for the tea space.

3,300 JPY

Hourglass for brewing tea

An original hourglass made from crushed sand from Asahiyaki works. An hourglass completed by the techniques of Japanese craftsmen.

11,000 JPY

Tea Tray

Tea tray produced by Mr. Satoshi Nagano, Nagano Works, who studied woodworking in Finland. It is made from Kalopanax septemlobus tree that inhabit only in Japan, and the more you use it, the taste of tree will gradually increase.

24,750 JPY

SOLD OUT Tray with legs

Designed by Shigeo Mashiro, sfera, "Tray with legs", that is easy to use for enjoying tea on a table or tatami mat.

 

Lucky item "Kabuto"

Kabuto, a helmet ornament for celebration for boy's growth produced by Asahiyaki.

8,800 JPY

Kabuto, Celadon

Kabuto, a helmet ornament for celebration for boy's growth produced by Asahiyaki. It is a palm size and celadon glaze.

8,800 JPY

Kabuto, Bright green

Kabuto, a helmet ornament for celebration for boy's growth produced by Asahiyaki. It is a palm size and bright green glaze.

8,800 JPY

Kabuto, Gosu

Kabuto, a helmet ornament for celebration for boy's growth produced by Asahiyaki. It is a palm size and gosu glaze.

8,800 JPY

Kabuto, Yellow

Kabuto, a helmet ornament for celebration for boy's growth produced by Asahiyaki. It is a palm size and yellow glaze.

8,800 JPY

Kabuto, Blue green

Kabuto, a helmet ornament for celebration for boy's growth produced by Asahiyaki. It is a palm size and blue green glaze.