This Tokoname-yaki chatsubo (tea jar 茶壺) features bamboo engravings. 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.
Tokoname-yaki (常滑焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from Tokoname in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The site of one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns, pottery has been made in Tokoname since the 12th century. Today, Tokoname ware is known for its iconic brick-red clay called shudei. Famously used in teaware and bonsai pots, this clay’s vibrant colour comes from its rich iron content. Tea steeped in unglazed Tokoname teapots is said to have a mellower taste.
9cm (3.5in) - width
11.7cm (4.6in) - height
400ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
Ships from Thailand
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