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“Shudei” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 200 ml (6.7 oz)

“Shudei” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 200 ml (6.7 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.
In order to protect it from being covered by ashes that would have produced a natural glaze during firing, this red shudei clay teapot was placed in a kind of box. The differences in heat and oxidation/reduction have left this kyûsu partly red and partly black, producing a superb yôhen effect.


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“Shudei” kyûsu teapot by Shiraiwa Taisuke, 200 ml (6.7 oz)
ACC-57-024-POT

USD $293.33





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