Japanese Kyusu - Large Houhin-style Tokoname-yaki Teapot - 425ml

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This large side-handle Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) comes with a fine mesh strainer and is made like a houhin, meaning that it has a wide, triangular open spout which allows for fast pouring.

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:

19.5cm (7.7in) - width (including handle)
9cm (3.5in) - height
425ml - capacity

Condition: Very good

Ships from Thailand

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