Shimizu Hokujo Black Teapot 北條


Simple yet elegant and stylish.

Hokujo is devoting his all energy and time to creating the ideal teapots.

He uses all the techniques and thoughts he has accumulated over 50 years in the production of the teapot.

He thinks Tokoname clay is ideal clay for teapot. He would like to make best use of Tokoname clay.

Hokujo says teapots he produced now is the best teapots among he has been produced in the past. Making clay, making form, firing etc he is spending all his energy and technique into his best teapots. 

Tokoname city designated Hokujo’s teapot making technique  as  Intangible cultural property. (handmade with rokuro)

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