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Tokoname-yaki Kyûsu teapot, yôhen, by Itô Seiji, 180ml

Tokoname-yaki Kyûsu teapot, yôhen, by Itô Seiji, 180ml
 
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Hailing from Tokoname, Itô Seiji, alias Jinshû, is a kyûsu shokunin, that is, an artisan specialized in teapots. He has over 40 years of experience in the art. He considers and thinks of his kyûsus as first and foremost everyday tools for preparing tea. Ease of use, type of tea, etc.: these are the concerns he has in mind when he is working on his high-quality products. With extraordinary attention to the aesthetics of lines and shapes, he makes a wide range of teapots, but his very personal style can be seen in all of them.
While the “inro” lid of this red shudei teapot has been smoothed in the normal way to give the dark clay a slightly shiny colour, the body has not been smoothed. In fact, it has even been turned from the inside without touching the outside.
The superb yôhen effects are obtained by a second firing with rice hulls. The motifs always vary from one pot to the next.

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Tokoname-yaki Kyûsu teapot, yôhen, by Itô Seiji, 180ml
ACC-68-006-POT

USD $200.00





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