SHUNEN Double Wall Green Clay Red Plum Flower Kyusu Teapot 舜園梅花 SH22
Hand carving red plum flower, double wall lacy flower on deep green clay.
Gorgeous, noble, sophisticated.
Color and design is so harmonious, the green makes the red plum so charming.
Shape of the teapot is unique as well.
Artist Shunen make teapot and carved it by himself. (potter and carver) He does it all by himself.
Not many Tokoname teapot artists can do the both.
Double wall lacy teapot is Shunen’s original.
He spent some years of research and trial time to make perfect double wall teapot. Not only design, but also clay and firing have been carefully adjusted for the teapots.
Clay inside (red) and outside (green) have different shrink rate in firing. Beginning of the research years, many teapots were failed in firing. Create a tool to make beautiful flower lacy holes.. This is behind the scene of the beautiful teapot.