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“Yôhen” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 230 ml (7.7 oz)

“Yôhen” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 230 ml (7.7 oz)

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The Hakodate potter Shiraiwa Taisuke was the student of the famous Tokoname-yaki potter, Konishi Yôhei.
The young Shiraiwa has become a specialist of kyûsu teapots and firing in wood-fueled anagama kilns. He uses this technique to create decorations and effects known as “yôhen.” Since they are produced by serendipity in the kiln, exactly the same motifs cannot be produced twice. Shiraiwa’s teapots are also very light and fine.
Subtle light blue and red variations illuminate the rough surface of this teapot. The blue colour has been obtained not from a glaze, but by adding a very small amount of pigment to the clay.
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“Yôhen” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 230 ml (7.7 oz)
ACC-57-001-POT

USD $293.33





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