This classically shaped teapot by the esteemed potter Hokujo features his trademark styles. The matte finish clay features warm rose and brown tones which wind around the piece in a circular pattering adding depth and richness to the visual appearance.
Hokujo was born in 1945 in Tokoname. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for ceramics and in 1994 he was certified as a Master of Traditional Craftsman. In 2013 his status was elevated again to Tokoname City Human Cultural Asset. He was also presented the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Silver Rays in 2016.
This is a handmade item – slight variations in the painting, colors, tooling, patterning and kiln effects of Chinese and Japanese tea wares are to be expected. We have carefully photographed this item as best as possible – please be aware that different device screens can render colors and subtle tones slightly differently.
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