Japanese Tea Set - Hare's Fur Drip-Glazed Akogi-yaki Shiboridashi Teapot with 5 Guinomi Teacups
This Japanese tea set includes one Akogi-yaki shiboridashi (handless, filterless teapot) and five guinomi (teacups), each featuring a light grey-green glazed interior, which spills out onto the orange exterior where it pools and forms hare's fur patterns.
Instead of a filter, this shiboridashi has a set of grooves which help keep the leaves from being poured out.
Though designed for gyokuro, kabusecha, and high quality sencha, this shiboridashi can be used for a variety of teas.
Akogi-yaki (阿漕焼) is a subset of Banko-yaki (萬古焼) that has been made traditionally in Tsu City in Mie Prefecture for over 200 years.
9cm (3.5in) - width
7cm (2.8in) - height
100ml - capacity
7.1cm (2.8in) - width
4.3cm (1.7in) - height
40ml - capacity
This vintage item ships from Thailand
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