Japanese Kyusu - Red Shudei Tokoname-yaki Nozomi Mesh Swing Filter Teapot - 240ml
This Tokoname-yaki kyusu (teapot) features incredible craftsmanship of red shudei clay. This teapot comes with a nozomi-style fine mesh 'swing' filter, which holds the tea leaves above the bottom of the teapot, ensuring that they don't oversteep between infusions.
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.
15.7cm (6.2in) - width (including handle)
7.5cm (3in) - height
240ml - capacity
This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand
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