Japanese Kyusu - Green Celadon Golden Horse Obori Soma-yaki Teapot - 240ml

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This exquisite Obori Soma-yaki kyusu (teapot) features a crazed green celadon glaze decorated with a classic golden horse motif. Its built-in ceramic do-ake filter is perfect for naturally straining tea.  

Obori Soma-yaki (大堀相馬焼) is a type of Japanese porcelain produced in the town of Namie in Fukushima Prefecture, and dates back to the early Edo period.

The most distinctive features of Obori-soma ware are its celadon glazes which feature large crazing patterns, hand-painted horse motifs, and double-walled construction. This double-walled technique provides insulation, keeping liquids hot and your hands cool, and is unique to Obori Soma-yaki.


15.5cm (6.1in) - width (including handle)
7.9cm (3.1in) - height
240ml - capacity

Condition: Very good (minor chip along the lid rest, please see photos)

This vintage Japanese item ships from the United States

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