Flower Kyusu by Nakao Masahiro


Akahata-glaze rear-handled Kyusu teapot for Wakocha Japanese black tea.
Hand-crafted in Nara, Japan by Masahiro Nakao.
A Tsukitachi-kama original production.

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Authentic hand-crafted kyusu teapot suitable for Japanese as well as Chinese and other teas. This tiny teapot is designed to brighten up your tea table, and with its rear-handle makes it resemble a western style teapot. Perhaps this is the ideal teapot to use for your afternoon serving of Japanese wakocha.

The potter continues to use the Akahata white glaze on a reddish soil to bring out this beautiful glossy white surface. With use over time the glaze will start to show a craquelure which will add to the flavor of the teapot and its expression.

Product specifications

Contains:  1x mini kyusu teapot (200 ml)
Bowl size: H9cm x W7.5cm x D13cm;
Packaging: cardboard box


Masahiro Nakao Profile

Born in 1980 in Nara prefecture.
Graduated from Kyoto Prefectural Ceramists’ Technical Institute.
Worked under Masaaki Inomata at the Bizen-ware Saizōbō kiln as an apprentice for 5 years.
Worked under Ōshio Shōzan at the Akahata-ware Shōzan kiln as an apprentice for 5 years.
Started his own kiln under the name Tsukitachi-kama in Ikoma, Nara in 2013.
Moved the location of his kiln to Heguri in Nara in 2018.





Weight451 g


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