Engraved Shochikubai pattern teapot by Shunen II
An elegant teapot with windows cut out and engraved with shochikubai, i.e., pine tree, bamboo, plum which are a lucky symbol in Japan.
A thin layer of clay has been scraped away around the scalloped edges of the windows to reveal the red shudei clay beneath.
The textured engraving contrasts well with the smooth body of the pot.
Built-in handcrafted ceramic mesh filter
Handcrafed in Tokoname, Japan by a skilled craftsman, Shunen II (Mr. Mano Shun-en), winner of various national prizes.
Length (Body + handle): Approx. 13.5cm / 5.3",
Height: 9 cm / 3.5"
Vol. approx. 260 ml / 8.7 oz
US$630.00 (Shipping charges not included)