Hokujo (Shimizu Genji ) Nuance Black Teapot HK14 北條
Shimizu Hokujo Nuance Black Teapot HK14 北條
Simple yet elegant and stylish. The nuance black color nicely match to the shape of the body.
Hokujo uses all the techniques and thoughts he has accumulated over 50 years in the production of the teapot.
He thinks Tokoname clay is ideal clay for teapot. He would like to make best use of Tokoname clay.
Hokujo says teapots he produced now is the best teapots among he has been produced in the past. Making clay, making form, firing etc he is spending all his energy and technique into his best teapots.
Tokoname city designated Hokujo’s teapot making technique as Intangible cultural property. (handmade with rokuro)
Teapot-Making Techniques as "Intangible Cultural Properties" of Japan
Artist: Shimizu Hokujo (Birth Year 1945)
Box: Wood box