Japan

Japan has a long tradition of very high quality pottery. The teapots produced there are refined and commonplace items.

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Kyusu from Ito Gafu | G1

With complete dedication to his craft, Ito Gafu has become an inspiration to the Tokoname artisan community. 

Kyusu from Ito Gafu | G2

With complete dedication to his craft, Ito Gafu has become an inspiration to the Tokoname artisan community. 

Teapot from Mr. Ito | Ito7

This gem of a teapot is craftsmanship at its finest. A distinguished handle that contrasts the algae design on the side panel. True art from Mr. Ito!

Kyusu from Mr. Ito | Ito5

We love Mr. Ito's creation for its finesse, unique form, and its rustic grey-white urban clay. A craft Japanese teapot with a unique style of chic

Kyusu from Mr. Ito | Ito6

We love Mr. Ito's creation for its finesse, unique form, and its rustic grey-white urban clay. A craft Japanese teapot with a unique style of chic

Wazuqu Cast iron Teapot | Mayu

With more than four centuries of experience at their craft, the Kikuchi Hojudo foundry is a true leader in Wazuqu steel (a Japanese steel of very high quality).

Wazuqu Cast Iron Teapot | Wabi-Sand

With more than four centuries of experience at their craft, the Kikuchi Hojudo foundry is a true leader in Wazuqu steel (a Japanese steel of very high quality).

Kyusu from Mr. Yamada | Youkou

There are a rare few adamant potters in Tokoname that still insist on mastering every step of the artisanal process, taking it as far as making their own clay. Yamada is one of these potters.

Chawan Raku | Kuro

Made by hand without a wheel, Raku works have evolved with this precious and artisanal touch that follows the aesthetic concept of Wabi-sabi.

Kyusu from Shôryû | Eko

 

Kyusu from Shôryû | Hono

Shôryû speaks passionately about his craft and how the concept of pleasure plays such a large part in the philosophy behind creations.

This pearlescent finish is unique to Tokoname, a flagship city of ceramic production in Japan. This glaze carries the same name Shôryû Tenmoku. It took many years of careful research to achieve these spectacular results. Clearly a precious and carefully guarded art.

Despite international success, he prefers to keep his work affordable. A potter should create teapots that bring light and life to daily routine. why produce work that remains lifeless and …

Wazuqu Cast Iron Teapot | Yoho

With more than four centuries of experience at their craft, the Kikuchi Hojudo foundry is a true leader in Wazuqu steel (a Japanese steel of very high quality).

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