This porcelain Arita-yaki kyusu (teapot) is made in the classic blue and white style, featuring a beautiful illustration of riverside trees and foliage in front of distant pagoda in the Japanese countryside.
Compared to a steel mesh filter, this teapot's ceramic debeso (half-spherical) filter introduces no metallic flavours to the tea.
Arita-yaki (有田焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from the are around the town of Arita on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Since the discovery of the raw materials for porcelain near Arita in the 16th century, Arita has been one of the major centers of Japanese porcelain production.
14.6cm (5.7in) - width (including handle)
7.2cm (2.8in) - height
240ml - capacity
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