Japanese Kyusu - 萬古焼 Birds Perched Octagonal Banko-yaki Debeso Teapot - 290ml
Vintage Banko-yaki side-handle Japanese kyusu (teapot) with a built-in ceramic strainer. Banko-yaki (萬古焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from Yokkaichi in Mie prefecture, Japan. Its characteristic purple hue comes from the mixture of red oxidised iron and blue high temperature-baked iron in the clay. This unique octagonal teapot also features a bird-themed lid.
15cm (5.9in) - width (including handle)
7.3cm (2.9in) - height
290ml - capacity
Condition: Good (some natural tea stains from use)
Ships from the United States
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