Japanese Tea Set - Porcelain Arita-yaki Dobin Debeso Teapot with 5 Lidded Yunomi
This porcelain Arita-yaki tea set includes one dobin (top-handle teapot) and five lidded yunomi (teacups), each decorated with blue grape vines and purple grapes. The teapot has a ceramic debeso (half-spherical) filter, which compared to a steel mesh filter, introduces no metallic flavours to the tea.
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.
16.5cm (6.5in) - width
10.2cm (4in) - height
650ml - capacity
8cm (3.1in) - width
5.4cm (2.1in) - height
150ml - capacity
Condition: Very good
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