Four Tokoname Kyusu by Yamada Jozan IV and So
Tokoname is known for their kyusu teapots and no family is more celebrated for them then the Yamada family. Here are four Yamada kyusu, the shudei burnished reddish-brown one is by Yamada Jozan IV(b.1954) and it holds 180cc, signed box, On Reserve. The three others are by son So(b.1979), from left to right, 190cc(35,000 yen), 180cc(On Reserve) and also 190cc(35,000 yen), signed boxes. Jozan III(1924-2005) was named a Living National Treasure for his kyusu in 1998.