This tea set features Ando Hiroshige, the famous artist from the Ukiyo-e school of art. Many critics clam Hiroshige was the master of this school of art. Each piece of the tea set shows a different woodblock print from his trademark series, called "Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido". The teapot features "The Breaking Wave of Kanagawa" which consist of a large wave and a fishing boat in the foreground and some more waves and boats in the mid-ground and Mount Fuji in the background. The colors of the picture are grey, blue, and white. The teapot lid has a hole and a thin red line close to the edge. The teapot comes with a stainless steel removable infuser and bamboo handle.
One cup has a depiction of the "Hakone Mountains" they are shown as colorful in the foreground and there is a line of blue, a line of red, and a line of white mountains in the background. The mid-ground shows a lake and it looks as if the mountains surround it.
Another cup has a replication of "Evening Snow at Kambara"; the colors are mostly grey, white and black. As expected it shows a snowy scene, there are three villagers walking past.
The other cup shows the "Nihinbashi" (Japan Bridge), a bridge in the center of Tokyo. The Nihinbashi was the starting point of the Tokaido the series name refers to. The woodblock print shows a daimyo's (ruler's) procession coming over the bridge. You can only see the beginning of the procession which is his servants carrying feather-topped lances to announce his presence.
The last cup shows "Hoeido" another bridge. In the foreground are many people walking across the bridge that stretches across the work into the background. The background shows a village and tall mountains presumably all of which is on the other side of the bridge.
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