Jian Zhan is a type of tea cup that originated in China. Tenmoku tea bowls are typically made from clay that is fired at high temperatures, which gives them a unique appearance.
It is a kind of tea bowl that was made in the Song Dynasty.
It is a kind of tea bowl that was made in the Song Dynasty, which was originally from China. This kind of tea bowl was brought from China to Japan by a Japanese monk named Saicho. The name tenmoku (天目) comes from him as well. Ten means "heaven" and moku means "eye."
This kind of tea bowl gets its name because of its beautiful and irregular patterns on its surface, which look like drops of oil floating in water. In fact, there are many stories about how the pattern came about: some say it's because there was rain on the day when they were firing this kind of pottery; others say that they were fired while rain fell into them; still others think it's because an artisan accidentally dropped some ink into the kiln while firing these pots! However, no one really knows for sure why these patterns exist...
Tenmoku tea bowl was fired in Bizen kiln.
Tenmoku tea bowl was fired in Bizen kiln. Bizen kiln was located in Japan and it is located in the Kansai region of Japan where you can find this type of kiln today.
The city of Bizen, as well as its neighboring towns, are known for their ceramics that were produced there beginning during the 13th century. The most famous type of ceramics that came from this area is called “sometsuke” which means “salt-baked” and refers to how high temperature fires were used to bake these items together with salt crystal.
Tenmoku tea bowl was put in a kiln after glazing it with a thick iron glaze.
In the final stage of this process, the tea bowl is fired at a high temperature with an iron glaze. This not only makes it hard and shiny, but also creates a beautiful black color.
The iron glaze on tenmoku tea bowls have irregular and beautiful patterns that look like drops of oil. It is very hard and durable with very dark brown color, and it has a shiny surface that is very smooth to touch. The iron glaze can be thick as well, which makes it resistant to heat.
It was originally from China but was brought to Japan by a Japanese monk named Enni Ben'en.
You might be wondering, “Where did the tenmoku tea bowl come from?” It was originally from China but was brought to Japan by a Japanese monk named Enni Ben'en. Enni Ben'en also founded a temple in Kyoto called Kennin-ji Temple, which still exists today. He brought several items with him when he returned from China, including these beautiful tenmoku tea bowls that can still be seen there today!
Tenmoku tea bowls have a unique style that is not found in other types of teaware. They are beautiful, functional and make a great addition to any tea lover's collection!