Handmade Teapot in Charcoal
5.5" x 3.5" x H4.75" / 10 oz
This matte black texture of teapot is made by a method called Yakishime, which creates an unglazed finish that is blackened by firing with charcoal at extremely high temperatures. Yakishime is a traditional method that can also be seen in Tokoname ware. The more the teapot is used, the deeper and more lustrous the color changes. This teapot is suitable for Japanese tea, black tea, and oolong tea.
About OKAUEYAKUMO 丘上八雲
Okaueyakumo is a Japanese potter based in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, a pottery town that is famous for Kasama ware 笠間焼. Okaueyakumo is specialized in teapot making. Each of the teapots is handmade one by one by the artist. He experiments with various shapes and glazes in search of a teapot that suits modern times.
2017 Studied teapot making under Takashi Kuroda (黒田隆)
2019 Established a studio in Kasama to produce kyusu and teapots
2020 Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum, Ibaraki, Japan, "Kasama and Mashiko Teapot Exhibition「笠間と益子の急須展」"
2022 Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum, Ibaraki, Japan, "Find What You Want: Vessel Exhibition 「欲しいがみつかる‧うつわ展Ⅱ」"
- Made in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
- DO NOT microwave
- Hand wash recommended