KYOTO KATO SEISHO SAKURA MAPLE Porcelain Small Teapot 清昌瓷壶 （Made in Kyoto Japan）
KYOTO SAKURA MAPLE Porcelain Small Teapot
The aritst Seisho make sophisticated style of teapot.
The body is ratter thin.
Hand painting of sakura (cherry flower) and maples are beautiful and elegant.
Sakura and maples are oftern drawn together in Japanese art craft.
It is called "Unkin" art. "Un" is literally "cloud", "Kin" is colorful and gorgeous.
Sakura in full bloom are like could in the Sky.
Why Unkin art is popular and preferable ?
Sakura express spring and maples express autumn.
In ceremonial tea time, tea ware need to be carefully selected according to season.
Tea ware is Unkin art can be used any time of the season!
Good to brew any kind of tea.
Porcelain teapot keep the aroma well. Tea with delicate aroma such as Jasmin, white tea is good. In Japanese Senchado tea ceremony, porcelain teapots are often used for brewing high grade green tea.
Studio: Seisho Kato from Kyoto