This blue Arita-yaki kyusu (teapot) features a white tokusa (stripes) pattern and has a white handle and spout. Compared to a steel mesh filter, its ceramic debeso (half-spherical) filter introduces no metallic flavours to the tea.
Arita-yaki (有田焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from the are around the town of Arita on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Since the discovery of the raw materials for porcelain near Arita in the 16th century, Arita has been one of the major centers of Japanese porcelain production.
17cm (6.7in) - width (including handle)
9cm (3.5in) - height
420ml - capacity
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