Izumiyama Sometsuke Houhin (No.43 Intricate Pattern) / Shinji Terauchi

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The blue and white charm

"Houhin" is a handleless teapot suitable for gyokuro and high-quality green tea served at lower temperatures. Crafted by Shinji Terauchi, this teapot is made using only Izumiyama porcelain stone. He is dedicated to honing his skills, aiming to develop his distinct technique and produce extraordinary pieces capable of evoking deep emotions in people. This iconic sometsuke style of painting is a classic favorite and is deeply rooted in the tradition of Arita-ware

  • Area: Arita, Saga Prefecture
  • Material: Porcelain
  • Size: φ118 x H40mm (Excluding lid)
  • Capacity: 100ml
  • Note: This product comes with paper box.
Tea Pot
Flat Tea Pot

Sencha (Green Tea)
Houji Cha (Roasted Green Tea)

Chinese Tea

Roasted Chinese Tea

Black Tea

◎=Excellent, ◯=Good, △=Normal

Artist: Shinji Terauchi

The current president of Riso Porcelain. Mr. Shinji Terauchi continues his pursuit to create beautiful forms independent of trends with the belief that “beauty is forever”, designing and making products by himself.

Arita ware
Generic name of porcelain made mainly in Arita, Saga Prefecture. Arita is the first porcelain-producing area in Japan. It is also called “Imari ware” as it was shipped from Imari port during the early days. 

Decorating on biscuit under transparent glaze with a blue pigment. This pigment is known as zaffer or “gosu” in Japanese. It was first used in China in the 14th century and then spread around the world. In Japan, it was first introduced in Arita at the beginning of 17th century. 

Instructions for use

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

  • Wash before first use with water or warm water.
  • Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
  • 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.

For more inquiries, please email: info@huls.com.sg

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