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Black Tea Pot and a pair of cups, Black Satsuma Ware

Saigo Takafumi

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

The most representative black Satsuma is the choka, meaning earthen teapot in Kagoshima dialect. A well-known type today is the black chaka, a stylish shōchū (distilled liquor) warmer, which is mainly designed with a wide body that resembles the beads on an abacus.

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  • Title: Black Tea Pot and a pair of cups, Black Satsuma Ware
  • Creator: Saigo Takafumi
  • Location: Araki Ceramic Kiln
  • Subject Keywords: Black Satsuma Ware, Kagoshima, Black chaka
  • Type: Ceramic, Stoneware
  • Rights: © Araki Ceramic Kiln

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