Tokoname Sou Yamada Shell Black Wood Firing Teapot 山田想黒釉柴焼壺
Tokoname Yamada Sou black wood firing teapots is fired with shells on the teapot.
Some of shells pattern makes art on the body.
The shades of black with ash makes beautiful scene on the teapot.
The body has gradation color of black, brow, moss green, some parts are shining, some parts are rough texture.
Every side of body has its taste.
The body is thin and light.
Sou Yamada is a grandson of Jozan Yamada the 3rd, who was recognized by the Japanese government as Important Intangible Cultural Property.
The Yamada families have been producing teapots in 5 generations. The style is authentic. This teapot’s lid and handle shows Yamada family’s nobleness.
Artist : SOU YAMADA
Capacity : Approx. 175ml
Box: Wood Box
About Yamada Sou Box (reference blog)