Japanese Kyusu - 陶仙 Hida Tosen - Nerikomi Tokoname-yaki Teapot - 230ml
This Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) is made with a brown and red marbled clay. The marbled effect is produced through the nerikomi technique, which involves layering different coloured clay.
Its mesh strainer allows you to brew the most deeply-steamed fukamushi senchas without clogging up the spout.
Made by Hida Tosen (Stamped Tosen, 陶仙).
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.
15.5cm (6.1in) - width (including handle)
7cm (2.8in) - height
230ml - capacity
This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand
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