Touyou Pot

It’s always nice when you discover something that you didn’t know you had.

I had this chojubai sitting on my benches for about 18 months before I noticed that it came in an attractive unglazed container. It’s made by Takeshi Matsumoto of the Touyou kiln. I originally thought it was a Tosui pot as the chop mark is worn and bears a similarity to some of their marks but I was corrected  through Facebook by a bonsai friend from the USA, Joe Addis Bonsaimeister. Thanks for the correction Joe.


The tree has been re-potted  into another container, which created an opportunity to photograph and study this pot in more detail. I think it might work well with a literati pine I am developing.