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Umehara Soukou Red Clay Thin Body Teapot 宗弘 （Made in Tokoname Japan）
Second hand. Not very much used or not used. Good condition
This teapot was made approx. 20-30 years ago. Artist Sokou was retired and no longer making teapot.
Beautiful and Elegant shape and details. Soukou’s teapot is graceful and noble.
Glow of the teapot is soft and graceful. This is unglazed, the glow is come from polishing the surface of the teapot.
Smooth texture, it tells quality of the clay.
Thin body. Good water flow.
There is a small unsmooth part on the lid. Please make sure on the photo.
Soukou was called “Master of Rokuro”
(Rokuro means potter’s wheel)