Vintage Banko-yaki side-handle Japanese kyusu (teapot) with a fine mesh strainer, perfect for brewing sencha or other Japanese teas.
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 teapot was made by Hougets (峰月) at the Touzan kiln (陶山窯).
13.6cm (5.5in) - width (including handle)
8.6cm (3.4in) - height
170ml - capacity
Condition: Very good (small chip on the bottom of the lid)
Ships from the United States
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