Japanese coffee cups and saucers, Arita porcelain

coffee cups and saucers of Arita porcelain

Coffee cups and saucers of Japanese Arita Porcelain

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[1616/arita japan]S&B Coffee cups / saucers

$44.99~ USD

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Simple and cute! Japanese coffee cups and saucers

Colorful, various texture, and simple design.
Have you ever seen such coffee cups and saucers?
Here, let us introduce the coffee cups and saucers of Japanese Arita porcelain.
These cups and saucers are made in Saga prefecture in Japan. Momota Touen, a general trading company of Arita porcelain produces a new brand 1616/arita japan. These coffee cups and saucers are S&B “Colour Porcelain” series of 1616/arita japan.

The coffee cups have simple bodies with unique form handles.
The saucers are extremely flat. They seem to be floating in the air.
The gentle texture of porcelain, snow white color of porcelain, and beautiful coloring. Once you see the coffee cups and saucers, you never forget them.
Of course, you can use the coffee cups and saucers as tea cups.
Traditional crafts Arita porcelain, but simple and modern design. Let us introduce the fascination of these Japanese coffee cups and saucers.

coffee cups and saucers of 1616/arita japan

Why Arita porcelain coffee cups and saucers are popular?

These coffee cups and saucers of 1616/arita japan have been popular and sold in museum shops or hotel shops since its release. The S&B series have gained good reputation internationally. We would like to let you know these new Japanese Arita porcelain, so we introduce them here.
Recently, stylish café and restaurants use these coffee cups and saucers. In addition, the pair of two cups and saucers have been popular as wedding gifts.
Why the Japanese Arita porcelain cups and saucers have gained such popularity?
There are three reasons. First, the cups and saucers have cute and modern color. Second, the Japanese cups and saucers have simple but stylish form. Third, Arita porcelain has high quality material and inherited traditional skill.
S&B series is a fusion of Japanese traditional craft Arita porcelain and the Dutch designers Scholten and Baijings. This new collaboration has gained attention from creators and stylish shops worldwide.

colorful tableware of S&B series

The Japanese coffee cups and saucers won international design awards

S&B “Colour Porcelain” series was born with an encounter of Japanese Arita porcelain and Dutch designers Scholten and Baijings.

This “Colour Porcelain” series won the Best tableware award of ELLE DÉCOR International Design Award in 2013.
People in the United States of America or Europe have payed attention to the unified thinness of porcelain, high skill of flat finishing, and good design of the S&B series.
Now, various Japanese magazines pick up the tableware of 1616/arita japan. Also, interior shops and restaurants in Japan sell or use the coffee cups and saucers of S&B series.

won ELLE DÉCOR International Design Award

Playful coloring of the coffee cups and saucers

Japanese Arita porcelain coffee cups and saucers from 1616/arita japan.
One of the features of the cups and saucers are the gentle coloring.
Unlike other usual Arita porcelain, S&B series has gentle pale colors. The designers have researched and analyzed the Japanese Arita porcelain carefully. Their detailed research developed the new color of Arita porcelain.
They keep the traditional coloring of Arita porcelain, and reinterpreted Japanese traditional colors.

Realize gentle coloring by special glaze and air brush

Relaxing color of coffee cups and saucers. The Japanese craftsmen of Arita porcelain use air brushes to make detailed gradations and beautiful finishing.
The material is Japanese traditional porcelain Arita ware, but the special glaze and air brush make the coffee cups and saucers special.

S&B series cups and saucers, teacups

Touch and feel the texture of coffee cups and saucers of Arita porcelain

You can see the different colorings of cups and saucers. Indeed, “cups and saucers,” “the inside and outside of the cups,” “the bottom of the cups and the sockets of saucers” have all different textures and colors.
For example, let us introduce Japanese cup and saucer “pink + yellow + light blue.” First, the inside is glossy yellow and the outside is mat light pink. The saucer is the gradation of light blue, and the socket is mat white.
We cannot explain the all fascinations of different colors and textures. So, we want you to touch and feel the difference by yourselves.
If you get three different colors, you can make original pairs as you like.
Please enjoy different textures and colorings of Japanese Arita porcelain coffee cups and saucers.

logo of 1616/arita japan at the bottom of cups and saucers
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Cute pairs of different color cups and saucers

If you pair “light brown + white + blue” with “pink + yellow + light blue,” the cups and saucers become more stylish and modern!
Cute cups and saucers make your coffee time more cheerful.

Just cups and saucers? More than it!

The name of these products is “cups and saucers.”
Beautiful color and simple form is the feature of these Japanese cups and saucers.
However, we recommend more use of these cute products.
For example, the saucer can be used as plates for cupcakes or scones. Cups are good for soup or salad.
Simple and elegant designs broaden the use of these products.
You can daily use Japanese Arita porcelain of 1616/arita japan.

Another meaning of “beautiful” cups and saucers

The unique design of handle of cups seems not to be easy to hold. In fact, you can easily hold it.
There are two reasons for this. First, the cup is very light. You may be surprised to the lightness when you pick the Japanese cups up. Therefore, you can easily pick the cups up with the handle when you pour some coffee.
Second, the handle has enough size. So, you can securely hold the handle.

Moreover, it has another meaning of “beautiful” cups and saucers.
The colors and forms of cups and saucers are beautiful, and the cups make your behavior beautiful, too.
To hold the unique design handle, you make your fingers uniformed. Therefore, the behavior when you drink become elegant.
The designs of cups and saucers are beautiful. Furthermore, the cups and saucers make you beautiful.
“Beautiful” cups and saucers of Japanese Arita porcelain.

 beautiful state of holding cups
beautiful coloring of pink and yellow cup with light blue saucer
The cup is like floating on the water. Cute coloring is good for presents.
cup and saucer white
Color and texture is slightly different from white cup and saucer.

Caring tips

  • * You can use these products in microwave oven and dishwasher.
  • * Each mug or cup has different texture since all the products is handmade by craftsmen.
  • * The difference is not a flaw. We appreciate your understanding.
  • * All the products are handmade by traditional craftsmen. Please enjoy different perspective of each product.

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