Round Shallow Tea Pot / Black

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Shaped by the hands of artisan Seiji Ito, this round shallow tea pot is made using Tokoname's regional clay that is renowned for its exceptionally smooth and matte texture. Mr. Ito has continued to make a variety of exquisite tea pots that are both beautiful and functional over the past 40 years. This tea pot was born upon his continuous effort to make a user-friendly tea pot that fits naturally in the hand and blends well into our daily lives. The built-in strainer is another notable feature that one would truly admire. Pick your tea and enjoy the sensual, calm moment when brewing in this tea pot.

  • Area: Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture
  • Material: Stoneware
  • Size: φ95 x H40mm (Including lid)
  • Capacity: 120ml
  • This product comes with its original paper box.
        Tea Pot
        Flat Tea Pot

        Sencha (Green Tea)
        Houji Cha (Roasted Green Tea)

        Chinese Tea

        Roasted Chinese Tea

        Black Tea

        ◎=Excellent, ◯=Good, △=Normal

        Brand: Jinshu Touen

        Manufacturer of Tokoname ware in Aichi Prefecture. Led by Mr. Seiji Ito who is a second-generation artisan, they continue to make beautiful yet functional teapots with techniques using red clays and "mogake" (method of creating textures using seaweed tied to the vessel before firing).

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        Tokoname ware

        Stoneware made mainly in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture. It has the longest history among Japan’s six ancient kilns. Characterized by its iron-rich red clay which is fired using oxidising flame.

        Six ancient kilns

        Generic name of the six distinctive ancient kilns among all Japanese kilns, which have produced pottery from medieval times to the present day. These are Seto ware, Tokoname ware, Shigaraki ware, Echizen ware, Tanba-Tachikui ware and Bizen ware.

        Instructions for use
        To use this product safely and comfortably, please follow the instructions below:
        • Wash before first use with water or warm water.
        • Do not use in dishwasher or microwave.
        • Do not use in oven or on open fire.
        • Clean the product with a non-abrasive, soft scouring pad.
        • For your own safety, do not use any item that is chipped or cracked.
        • As these are handmade products, each piece will look slightly different.

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