This porcelain Arita-yaki Japanese tea set includes one kyusu (teapot) and three wan-nari yunomi (teacups) made in the classic blue and white style, featuring a beautiful illustration of a village in front of distant mountains. Compared to a steel mesh filter, this teapot's ceramic debeso (half-spherical) filter introduces no metallic flavours to the tea. Made by Hataman Toen (畑萬陶苑)
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.
17.6cm (6.9in) - width
9.7cm (3.8in) - height
420ml - capacity
7.5cm (3in) - width
5.5cm (2.2in) - height
120ml - capacity
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