The pottery technique, “kairagi” was used for Ido tea bowl from the 16th century. It has a unique texture with a soft form and has a rustic texture with a strong presence.The plate of 15.5 cm in diameter is a convenient size such as a salad bowl and soup. As it is pottery, it dries easily and can be stacked. It has a great shape for everyday use.
Kairagi is one of the pottery techniques which tea masters used to love. The glaze was shrunk and solidified under various conditions, and it was originally treated as something that failed during the firing process, but it was preferred as a unique texture. Shagreen wrapped around the handle of the sword is called "Kairagi". This technique is called as it because its surface looks alike.