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Handmade Tea Pot Kyusu - Tokoname Yaki - Maekawa Jyunzo - MJ01

Handmade Tea Pot Kyusu - Tokoname Yaki - Maekawa Jyunzo - MJ01

Regular price $138.50 USD
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Handmade Tokoname-yaki Teapot

Description: Discover the exquisite artistry of Tokoname-yaki, a traditional Japanese pottery style hailing from the Chita Peninsula, with its focal point in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture. Tokoname-yaki belongs to the prestigious group of Japan's Six Ancient Kilns, renowned for its rich history and distinctive ceramic techniques.

Artist: Master Craftsman Maekawa Junzo: Born in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture, in 1976. After graduating from the Kyoto Traditional Crafts School, he worked at a kiln producing Akatsu ware before joining Maekawa Pottery. He has energetically continued his pottery work, earning accolades such as entry into the Rice Bowl Grand Prix, selection in the Seto City Art Exhibition, prizes at the Nagasaki Ceramic Exhibition, and winning the Gold Award at the Ochazuke (rice with tea) Exhibition as part of the Tea-Rice Day project. He has also received the Prime Minister's Award at the Tokoname Ware Promotion Exhibition. Subsequently, he has exhibited his work overseas and received the Tea Art Recommendation Award at the Taiwan International Gold Teapot Awards. 


  • Water amount: 280cc(9.5 floz)
  • diameter : 9 cm ( 3.5 in )

Indulge in the rich cultural heritage and craftsmanship of Tokoname-yaki with our exclusive handmade teapots. Elevate your tea rituals with a touch of Japanese tradition and artistry. Purchase yours now and experience the unparalleled beauty of Tokoname-yaki craftsmanship.

All of the photos will be the actual tea pot that we will be shipping when purchased.

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