Japanese Shiboridashi - Ash Glazed Shigaraki-yaki Teapot - 130ml

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This Shigaraki-yaki shiboridashi (handle-less speciality teapot for gyokuro) features an earthy clay decorated with patches of ash green glaze.

Shigaraki-yaki (信楽焼) is a type of Japanese pottery that traditionally comes from the area around Shigaraki town in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The site of one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns, pottery has been made in Shigaraki since at least the 12th century, with some saying it started as early as 742 AD. Made from clay taken from around Lake Biwa, Japan’s largest lake, Shigaraki ware is known for its warm colours, natural aesthetic, and glassy glazes.


11.1cm (4.4in) - width
7.3cm (2.9in) - height
130ml - capacity

Condition: Excellent

This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand

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