This Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) features red shudei clay decorated with kanji and a brand new mesh filter
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.
16.5cm (6.5in) - width (including handle)
8.8cm (3.5in) - height
350ml - capacity
Condition: Good (lid has an imperfect, loose fit)
This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand
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