Sunday, April 3, 2016
Yunomi 湯呑み literally means to drink warm water. It is the generic term for a Japanese handless tea cup. There are various kinds of tea cups with specific names depending on the use. Yunomi usually refers to the everyday kind of cup. It is a cynlinder shape and comes in various sizes. Sometimes they come in a set of two, one larger and one smaller. These are "couple cups" called Meoto Yunomi.
Here is a lovely link from a showing of the many styles of Yunomi made throughout Japan:
Posted by Marmie at 3:25 PM