No. For Rikumo Chawan - Kotton

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The Kotton Chawan is one of two limited edition chawans (matcha bowls) in our exclusive No. for Rikumo collection. Rendered in a translucent, milky white gaze, this handmade chawan is a vision of weightless fluidity that contrasts with its matte Motukan counterpart. Kotton is designed as a summer bowl, which traditionally features a wide lip and surface area that allows the matcha to cool faster. A textured bottom base reveals the original nature of natural clay as the source from which all ceramic artistry is born.

Each chawan is one of a kind and hand made by artist Romy Northover. All chawans come packed in a limited edition, individually numbered gift box.  

About No.
No. ('nō)  is the ceramic art and design house of Romy Northover. Specializing in custom made ceramics with an 'ancient future' style. Northover has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Venice and Berlin before opening her first studio at Togei Kyoshitsu in Manhattan in 2012. Trained in European ceramics, she has experimented with traditional Japanese techniques, more recently working in Rokuro, Kinuneri, Tebineri, and Kintsugi (the exquisite art of mending broken ceramics with lacquer and gold powder). Every one of her pieces is handmade in Brooklyn, USA.

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Please note: Because of the handmade nature of this product, each chawan is unique and may experience slight variations from the pictured sample. Please contact us at with any questions.

Materials: Clay
Dimensions: Diameter: 5” Height: 3” . Exact measurements may vary.
Care: Owning a matcha bowl requires thoughtful handling and careful use. Because of their handmade quality, these bowls are not suitable for the microwave or dishwasher, and should be rinsed and dried immediately after use.
Made in the U.S.A.

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