Japanese Tea Set - Calligraphy Engraved Tokoname-yaki Kyusu Teapot - Katakuchi Water Cooler - 5 Yunomi Teacups

Japanese Tea Set - Calligraphy Engraved Tokoname-yaki Kyusu Teapot - Katakuchi Water Cooler - 5 Yunomi Teacups

Regular price $119.00
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  • Vintage. Made in Japan
  • Ships from Thailand
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This Tokoname-yaki tea set includes one kyusu (teapot), one katakuchi (water cooler), and five yunomi (teacups) each made from red shudei clay and decorated with engraved calligraphy. Its built-in ceramic debeso filter is perfect for naturally straining tea.

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.

Dimensions:

Teapot:
15.4cm (6.1in) - width
7cm (2.8in) - height
230ml - capacity

Water Cooler:
9.3cm (3.7in) - width
4.7cm (1.9in) - height
120ml - capacity

Teacups:
6.3cm (2.5in) - width
5.3cm (2.1in) - height
70ml - capacity

Condition: Like new

This vintage Japanese item ships from Thailand

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