This small Banko-yaki kyusu (teapot) features a body in the shape of a Japanese tanuki (raccoon dog), complete with a tail handle and a face and mouth as the spout.
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.
8.5cm (3.3in) - width (including handle)
4.9cm (1.9in) - height
50ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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