Tokoname Sou Yamada Woodfired Black SHIBORIDASHI 山田想絞出
Simple and natural.Shade of black, texture, ash on the lid look sacred.It has metal-like appearance. It is effect of wood firing.
Lid knob has ash of firewood on it, which is moss yellow green.Nice deep body color.Classical style of Shiboridashi.Rather thin body (108g in weight)
The Yamada families have been producing teapots in 5 generations.
Sou Yamada is a grandson of Jozan Yamada the 3rd, who was recognized by the Japanese government as Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) .
Artist : SOU YAMADABox: Wood with artist's signature
Capacity : Approx. 65ml (the level you can close the lid without contacting water)Approx. 90ml (up to brim - you cannot fill up to this level to brew tea)Width: Approx. 9.5cm-9.7cm