🔸Shôhô "Kokudei Shiro Nota Dots" 180 ml - 昭萠 "黒泥白ノタドット”

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【 Product Type: Kyusu 急須, Tokoname ware 】

A small kyusu for one person with a capacity of about 180 ml.

It is the perfect size for enjoying fine green tea. By Shoho (昭 萠) ceramic studio in Tokoname (Aichi prefecture), one of the six oldest ceramic production regions in Japan. 

 

Introducing here is a small round teapot with an eye-catching colorful dot pattern like rhinestones on a white background.

The black part of the body is smooth and the white part is slightly textured, giving the kyusu a unique design that never becomes monotonous.

 

Handcrafted by Koie Keikichi (鯉江桂吉), a potter of Shôhô kiln in Tokoname, who has established a style that combines modern design with traditional techniques.

Ein kleines Kyusu für eine Person mit einem Fassungsvermögen von ca. 180 ml. Sie hat das ideale Gefäß, um feinen grünen Tee zu genießen. Von Shôhô (昭 萠) Keramikstudio in Tokoname (Präfektur Aichi), einer der sechs ältesten Keramikproduktionsregionen Japans.

 

Wir stellen hier eine kleine runde Teekanne mit einem auffälligen bunten Punktmuster wie Strass auf weißem Hintergrund vor. Der schwarze Teil des Körpers ist glatt, der weiße Teil ist eine leicht strukturiert, was das Kyusu zu einem einzigartigen und unverwechselbaren Design macht, das nicht eintönig ist.

 

Handgefertigt von Koie Keikichi (鯉江 桂吉), einem Tokoname-Töpfer des Shôhô-Ofens, der einen Stil begründet, der modernes Design mit traditionellen Techniken verbindet. 


Details:

1) Each Kyusu is unique and painstakingly handcrafted. With artist stamp. 

2) The Kyusu has a built-in ceramic strainer, made in the Tokoname-yaki tradition. 

3) Round shape with an eye-catching colorful dot pattern makes unique and modern appearance.

4) For 180 ml in volume, the perfect size for brewing a cup of tea for yourself.

5) Using red natural clay (Japanese: Shudei 朱泥) particularly enriched with natural iron-oxide.

* It is said that any astringency and bitterness found in Japanese green teas are adjusted by the reaction of the iron contained in Tokoname ware's red mud with the tannin of the tea, resulting in a delicious and mellow taste.

 

☆Shôhô "Kokudei Shiro Nota Dots" 180 ml


【 volume / Volume (ca.) 】 

       180 ml

【 size (approx.) / Maße (ca.) 】

   (without Handle and knob / (Durchmesser ohne Griff x Höhe ohne Knauf)

       Φ 8,5 x H. 6,5 cm 

【 weight (approx.) / Gewicht (ca.) 】

       135 g

【 material / Material 】     

       Lead-free & Cadmium-free Ceramic (Pottery) /

       Bleifreie & Cadmiumfreie Keramik (Töpferei)  

【 Studio - Artisan 】

       Shôhô-Kiln, Koie Keikichi (昭 萠, 鯉江 桂吉)

【 origin / Herkunft 】   

        Aichi, Japan

【 packaging / Verpackung 】

        Papierbox

 

* Please handwash to clean your kyusu.

* Do not use this teapot in the microwave or dishwasher. 

 

* Bitte reinigen Sie Ihren Kyusu mit der Hand.

* Verwenden Sie diesen Kyusu nicht in der Mikrowelle oder Spülmaschine. 

63,80 €


about the kiln

Shôhogama Kiln in Tokoname

Meister Koie Keikichi

 

 


🔸常滑焼 TOKONAME-YAKI -  A tradition of quality


Tokoname (常滑) is located near Chubu International Airport in southern Nagoya, Aichi Prefcture. High quality earthenware has been produced here since the 12th century, and still now, Tokoname is a center of pottery production in Japan.

 

Tokoname is one of Japan's six most important ancient kiln towns - the others are Bizen (備前), Echizen (越前), Seto (瀬戸), Shigaraki (信楽) and Tanba (丹波) - had the largest output of ceramics of any kiln town in the Edo Period (1600-1868). 

 

In particular, Tokoname used to be the main production site for ceramic water pipes. In modern times, it is known around the world for its ornaments such as tea sets and beckoning cats.