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🔸"Yakishime Marugata" by TOMOHIRO 200 ml - 朋大 "焼き〆円型”




【 Product Type: Kyusu 急須, Tokoname ware, Masterpiece 】

Finely crafted round kyusu hand turned from natural clay by Sawada Tomohiro, a multiple award winning potter from Tokoname. Not exact black or dark gray, rather a yellowish dark bronze is basic color. 


Using the clay blended by Artist Sawada himself, everything is handmade from scratch. The lower part of the spout is intentionally finished to leave a burr. Mr. Sawada says this structure is to prevent tea from dripping from the spout.


A special feature of the production of this Kyusu is as elaborate and precise as the metal processing, and harmonious beautiful shape, and correspondingly accurately ground lid.


YAKISHIME - this Kyusu bears this name. Yakishime is associated with a very high fired unglazed stoneware ceramic, 1350°C is not uncommon, sometimes even higher temperatures can be reached. 


With integrated hand-pierced ceramic strainer, 200ml.

Fein gearbeitete runde Kyusu wird von Sawada Tomohiro, einem vielfach preisgekrönten Töpfer aus Tokoname, von Hand aus Naturton gedreht. Nicht schwarz oder dunkelgrau, eher ein gelbisches dunkles Bronze ist die Grundfarbe. 


Alle Stücke werden vom Künstler Sawada aus selbst gemischtem Ton von Grund auf handgefertigt. Der untere Teil des Ausgusses ist absichtlich so bearbeitet, dass ein Grat zurückbleibt. Herr Sawada sagt, dass diese Struktur verhindern soll, dass Tee aus der Tülle tropft.


Ein spezielles Merkmal der Fertigung dieser Kyusu ist so aufwendig und präzise wie die Metallverarbeitung, und harmonische Formschönheit, und entsprechend passgenau eingeschliffenem Deckel. 


YAKISHIME - diese Kyusu trägt diesen Namen. Mit Yakishime verbindet sich eine sehr hoch gebrannte unglasierte Steinzeug-Keramik, 1350°C sind keine Seltenheit, mitunter können sogar höhrere Temperaturen erreicht werden.  


Mit integriertem, handgestochenem Keramiksieb, 200ml


1) Masterpiece by Sawada Tomohiro, with artist stamp.

2) Built-in ceramic strainer, made in the Tokoname-yaki tradition. 

3) Yakishime - unglazed kyusu

4) For 200 ml in volume, the perfect size for brewing a cup of tea, making it a perfect gift.

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.


☆ Yakishime Marugata by Tomohiro Sawada 200 ml

【 volume / Volume (ca.) 】 

       ca. 200 ml

【 size (approx.) / Maße (ca.) 】

       Φ 9 cm (diameter without handle / Durchmesser ohne Griff )

       H. 7 cm (without Lid / Ohne Deckel) 

【 weight (approx.) / Gewicht (ca.) 】

       157 g

【 material / Material 】     

       Ceramic (Pottery) / Keramik (Töpferei) - Tokoname ware 

【 Artist 】

       Sawada Tomohiro

【 origin / Herkunft 】   

        Aichi, Japan

【 packaging / Verpackung 】

        original Karton 


* 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. 

83,00 €

about the artist


Sawada Tomohiro (澤 田 朋 大)


In 1975, Sawada Tomohiro was born into a family of Tokoname potters as the fourth generation in Aichi Prefecture. In particularly, his grandfather, Sawada Yoshiharu, was a great potter known as "Jyouan," and he used to turn the potter's wheel as a matter of course from an early age beside them. 


He has won many ceramic awards in Japan. 

He is known for creating modern and unique tea utensils with a young sensibility while faithfully following traditional techniques.

🔸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.