Japanese Chatsubo - 茶壺 Ash Glazed Shigaraki-yaki Tea Canister - 350ml

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This Shigaraki-yaki chatsubo (tea jar 茶壺) features a rustic ash glaze.

As a larger type of tea caddy traditionally used to store tencha before milling, it is suitable for all loose leaf teas. This chatsubo sports an airtight inner lid, making it more suitable for medium-/long-term storage, presentation and heightening the tea making experience.

Shigaraki-yaki (信楽焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from the area around Shigaraki town in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The site of one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns, pottery has been made in Shigaraki since at least the 12th century, with some saying it started as early as 742 AD. Made from clay taken from around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, Shigaraki ware is known for its warm colours, natural aesthetic, and glassy glazes.

Dimensions:

10.5cm (4.1in) - width
11.2cm (4.4in) - height
350ml - capacity

Condition: Excellent

This vintage item ships from Thailand

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