Hokujo backhandled teapot
The spout is attached slightly pointing to the left,
assuming the tea is poured with the right hand.

This is a picture of the actual teapot in stock.

Hokujo backhandled teapot

Mogake teapot with back handle by Hokujo

Mogake is a traditional technique consisting of applying seaweed on unglazed teapots before firing. The salt from seaweed oxidizes with the clay during the firing and unique marks are made on the pot surfaces as seen on the photos above.

Built-in ceramic mesh infusor
Hand-crafted in Tokoname, Japan by Master craftsman recognized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Hokujo (Mr. Shimizu Hokujo)

Length (body + handle): Approx.15.6cm (6.1")
Height: 10.5cm (4.1")
Vol. approx. 420ml (12.1oz)


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