Japanese Tea Set - Mountainous Tokoname-yaki Debeso Kyusu with 3 Yunomi Teacups

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This Tokoname-yaki tea set includes one kyusu (teapot) with a ceramic debeso-style filter and three tsutsu-gata yunomi (teacups), each decorated with traditional landscape scenes printed over a layer of beige slip.

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:
15.3cm (6in) - width (including handle)
8.3cm (3.3in) - height
300ml - capacity

Teacups:
6.6cm (2.6in) - width
6cm (2.4in) - height
125ml - capacity

Condition: Very good

Ships from Thailand

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