Japanese Kyusu - Classic Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 290ml
This mould-made Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) features smooth red shudei clay and comes with a fine mesh filter.
Its mesh strainer allows you to brew the most deeply-steamed fukamushi senchas without clogging up the spout.
This simple and affordable tea pot is excellent for those just starting their foray into Japanese 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.
15.8cm (6.2in) - width (including handle)
8cm (3.1in) - height
290ml - capacity
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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