Utsuwa Kaede is a pottery gallery located in Minami-Aoyama, Tokyo. Since its opening in 1998, it has been beloved by many artists and customers for over 20 years. The shop underwent relocation and reopened in 2021. The shop, housed in a renovated traditional Japanese house, creates a serene atmosphere with its impressive white walls. Natural light streams in, creating a relaxed ambiance for the enjoyment of selecting pottery.
At Utsuwa Kaede, the owner, Ms. Yoko Shimada, curates a selection of pottery that she personally finds appealing and wishes to use and have close at hand. The shop features works from approximately 40 different artists.
They offer a variety of items that enhance the pleasure of tea time, including teapots, teacups, and mugs. When it comes to teapots, they have a diverse range of products in terms of color and shape.
Their teapot selection emphasizes not only aesthetics but also ease of pouring tea. If you’re on the hunt for a teapot, this shop is a must-visit.
Utsuwa Kaede frequently hosts exhibitions featuring artists who specialize in creating tea utensils. Be sure to regularly check their official website and social media channels for exhibition updates and information.
Address: 4-17-1-1F Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Opening hours: 12am-7pm
Closed on Mondays (open during exhibitions), Tuesdays