GOSU / Tea Pot (Shade No.1)

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This teapot is made using “Dami”, a painting technique using a large brush. Its hand-painted textures accentuated with tonal gradations, creating charming patterns that contrast nicely with the color of tea. Made by the dedicated craftsmen of Soekyu Gosu from Yoshida, Saga Prefecture.

  • Area: Yoshida, Saga Prefecture
  • Brand: SOEKYU GOSU
  • Material Porcelain
  • Size: φ100 x h90 mm

Brand: Gosu

Gosu is a brand produced by Soekyu Seitosho, a manufacturer of Hizen Yoshida ware. By applying a traditional painting technique called "dami" they express five shades of Gosu blue.

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Gosu

A cobalt blue glaze containing cobalt oxide pigments. Gosu itself is a blackish mineral, but after reduction firing, the color changes to blue. Currently, it is difficult to obtain natural Gosu. Therefore, a compound that mixes cobalt and iron are being used prevalently.

Instructions for use

To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:

  • Wash before first use with water or warm water.
  • This item is dishwasher & microwave friendly, however please refrain from putting it in an overloaded dishwasher.
  • Do not use in oven or on open fire.
  • Clean the product with non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
  • For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
  • As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.

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