Nishi is not a production potter, and therefore our inventory is constantly changing. Please contact us for pictures of currently available pieces!
The following pieces are examples of Nishi's work. All are sealed and hold liquid. Additionally, they can be used in the microwave and oven and washed in the dishwasher.
Western-style teapot with built-in fine-holed ceramic strainer in the spout to allow tea leaves to steep throughout the pot. Vertically carved lines are aesthetic as well as comfortable for the hands. Tea cups are free form for comfort.
Stamped in the center with handmade stamps. This platter works well as a tray for a tea set, for a cheese-grape-jam ensemble, or for cookies, breads, or cakes.
Hand-cut bowl resembling a flower. While beautiful as a decoration, this bowl an be used to hold breads or a limited amount of chips, popcorn, or cooked vegetables.
A variety of shapes, styles, and glazes available. They all hold water. These bud vases brighten any room and make the best hostess gifts. They're even beautiful and fun without a flower!
Vertically carved mugs
Lightweight mugs with big enough handles for most fingers if not all. The carved texture is for aesthetic purposes as well as interest for the hands.
Small and large platter
Stamped in the center with handmade stamps. Perfect for cheese and crackers, cakes, or as a tray.
Large tea bowl glazed with a Japanese shino. Iron underneath this thick glaze crystallizes through the shino.