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Tokoname Kyusu Teapot Hokuryu

Tokoname Kyusu Tea Pot HokuryuKyusu Tea Pot Hokuryu
A classic Japanese Kyusu teapot by Tatsuo Umehara. In the third generation, Tatsuo Umehara manufactures ceramics at Hokuryu Kiln in Tokoname. Master Umehara is particularly impressed by his modern influence in the art of pottery without turning away from the traditional elements.
Tatsuo Umehara was born in Tokoname in 1974 and became the master of Hokuryu Kiln in 1998. He is considered the inventor of the ceramic tea strainer and has developed many other techniques that are now standard in Japanese pottey. With his ceramics, he has also won numerous prizes in local and national competitions. This teapot holds a volume of 300ml and has a metal mesh strainer.