The Fourth Seifu Yohei was a recognized ceramist who followed in the footsteps of his father, Seifū Yohei III (1851-1914), and produced prize winning pieces, and several works for the Imperial Family.
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The ewer is in perfect condition...
The Chozaemon family of potters has been associated with the world of the Japanese tea ceremony since the 17th century.
The Chozaemon lineage started with Hodoan (1631-1712), apprentice to the fourth heir of the Raku family of potters...
Choraku studied under Keinyu (11th Raku) and Konyu (12th Raku) of the Raku family, and in 1904, with the support of Konyu, founded his own kiln in Kyoto...