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“Yôhen” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 210 ml (7.1 oz)

“Yôhen” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 210 ml (7.1 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.
There is a contrast between the rough back and smooth front, covered in a natural glaze produced during firing. The blue colour has been obtained not using a glaze, but by adding a very small amount of pigment to the clay.
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“Yôhen” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 210 ml (7.1 oz)
ACC-57-002-POT

USD $293.33





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