SHORYU Camellia Tenmoku Oil Drops Teapot 昭龍茶花
Lovely, elegant black Japanese handmade teapot with camellia flower paint.
Body is carbon black (as we express) with oil drop pattern with delicate shine. The black comes from reduction firing with rice-hulls in kiln.
Melt PURE gold was applied on lid knob, that makes teapot look gorgeous. And the gold lid makes the black more beautiful.
This teapot was fired 5 times in kiln.
After 1st firing (red teapot),
paint flower (2nd),
glazing on surface (3rd -oil drops),
reduction firing (4th – becomes black teapot) ,
apply pure gold on lid-knob (5th).
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The photos below are actual piece we send to customer. (265ml)
Artist Bio: Born in 1945. He has been producing teapot 62 years. In 2018, received The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays from the government for his long year contribution to the Japan’s traditional art craft.
Artist : Syoryu
Box : Paper Box
Capacity : Approx. 265ml