Japanese Kyusu - Bamboo Engraved Tokoname-yaki Debeso Teapot - 180ml
This Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) features bamboo engravings.
Compared to a steel mesh filter, its ceramic debeso (half-spherical) filter introduces no metallic flavours to the tea.
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.
13.1cm (5.2in) - width (including handle)
7.2cm (2.8in) - height
180ml - capacity
Condition: Good (chip on the spout, please see photos)
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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