This adorably small Kutani-yaki porcelain kyusu (teapot) has a simple do-ake ceramic filter, features elaborate red and green decorations, and is adorned with the kanji 壽 ('kotobuki') which means 'long life' or 'longevity'.
Kutani-yaki (九谷焼) is a style of Japanese porcelain traditionally from Kutani, now a part of Kaga, Ishikawa, in the former Kaga Province, Japan. Porcelain wares made here became popular in the 17th century and after production in Kutani was revived in the 19th century, it is known for its intricate designs, called aka-e kinran-de (赤絵 金襴手) Kutani
9.4cm (3.7in) - width (including handle)
6.2cm (2.4in) - height
100ml - capacity
Condition: Good (tea stains along the rim; please see photos)
Ships from Thailand
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