Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml

Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml
Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml

Japanese Kyusu - Engraved Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Mesh Teapot - 315ml

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  • Vintage. Made in Japan
  • Ships from Thailand
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This Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) is made from smooth, unglazed red shudei clay and engraved with mountainous motifs. Its mesh strainer is perfect for brewing even the most deeply-steamed fukamushi senchas.

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.

Dimensions:

15.7cm (6.2in) - width (including handle)
8.5cm (3.3in) - height
315ml - capacity

Condition: Very good

This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand

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