SHUNEN Double Wall Green Clay Red Plum Flower Teapot 舜園梅花 SE02
SHUNEN Double Wall Green Clay Red Plum Flower Kyusu Teapot 舜園梅花
This masterpiece is a testament to the skilled craftsmanship and dedication of artist Shunen, who not only made the teapot but also intricately carves it by himself—a rare combination in the realm of Tokoname teapots.
Adorned with a meticulously hand-carved red plum flower, the teapot features a double wall design with lacy flower patterns, all set against a deep green clay backdrop. The resulting aesthetic is nothing short of gorgeous, exuding a noble and sophisticated charm that is sure to elevate your tea-drinking experience.
The unique shape of the teapot adds another layer of distinction, showcasing Shunen's artistic vision and commitment to crafting teapots that are not only practical but also aesthetically pleasing.
What truly makes this teapot extraordinary is Shunen's dual role as both potter and carver. In the world of Tokoname teapots, this is a rare feat, and Shunen's ability to seamlessly handle both aspects of the creation process is a testament to his skill and dedication.
The double wall lacy design, an original innovation by Shunen, required years of research and experimentation to perfect. It's not just about the visual appeal—the choice of clay and the meticulous firing process have been carefully calibrated to ensure the teapot's functionality and durability.
Behind the scenes, Shunen faced challenges, particularly with the differing shrink rates of the red clay inside and the green clay outside during firing. Also, his dedication led to the creation of a specialized tool for crafting the intricate flower lacy holes, highlighting the craftsmanship and attention to detail that goes into each teapot.
In essence, the SHUNEN Double Wall Green Clay Red Plum Flower Kyusu Teapot is more than a vessel for brewing tea—it's a work of art that encapsulates the passion, skill, and innovation of a master craftsman. Experience the beauty and functionality of this teapot, a true embodiment of the artistry and tradition.
Artist : Shunen Mano 間野舜園
Capacity : Approx. 260ml
Box : Wood Box