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Tokoname Ware Teapot - Brown or Green

R 500.00
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Ceramic slip cast teapot made in Tokoname. It is a yokode kyūsu (side-handle teapot) with lid and has a textured band around the body. The teapot is ideal for Japanese or other leaf teas and has a built-in steel mesh filter for straining tea leaves when pouring. It can also easily accommodate a tea bag.

It comes in a Dark Brown or Green colour.

Volume: 200ml

Packaging: cardboard box


Tokoname is the location of one of Japan’s Six Ancient Kilns, with a ceramics history dating back to the 12th Century. Over the years it has become famous for bonsai and shochu pots, and its distinctive teapots, including red clay teapots. It is also the largest producer of maneki neko (beckoning cats) in Japan, with interesting variations dotting the access road from the train station.