There is a deep groove on the lid which was made during throwing. It is not a crack and will not develop further.

Shudei teapot by Yamada Jozan IV #17

Handcrafted in Tokoname, Japan by Yamada Jozan IV, the son fo a Living National Treasure, Yamada Jozan III
Approx. size: length (the body + handle) 12.1 cm / 4.7", height 8.5 cm / 3.3"
volume 180 ml / 6 oz

US$570.00 (Shipping charges not included) SOLD