Fukuhou Kiln Tokusa Hasami Teapot 350ml(11.8oz)
This teapot made for Japanese green tea holds about 350ml(11.8oz) of tea which is about 2 or 3 cups in the matching teacups. The handle is a nice fit and the pot is easy to pour without any spills so you can enjoy your Japanese tea until the last drop. Remember to lightly press on the lid when pouring the tea to avoid the lid from dropping.
The "Tokusa" pattern is drawn by hand with a broom-like brush to make the thin blue lines. The wavy lines on the pot and around the lid are reminiscent of the beautiful sea of Nagasaki where Hasami ware is produced.
The tea strainer is called a "Sasame" which is attached directly to the inside of the teapot. This allows the tea leaves to circulate easily inside the pot, making the tea more fragrant. This is especially suitable for drinking high quality Japanese tea.
The "Tokusa" series by the Hasami ware company Fukuhou Kiln was first produced in 1976. Since then, it has become a long selling standard item. The "Tokusa" is a pattern of stripes which has been used as a pattern for tableware since ancient times and is a familiar pattern in Japan.
The "Tokusa" series has a variety of items for the dining table, such as plates in different sizes, rice bowls, teacups, and Sake cups. We hope you will enjoy setting your table with matching items from the "Tokusa" series.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 16cm(6.3in) x 14.5cm(5.7in) x H8.5cm(3.3in)
- Capacity: 350ml(11.8oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Hasami ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Fukuhou Kiln
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ABOUT FUKUHOU KILN
Fukuhou Kiln is a 50-year-old Hasami ware kiln, famous for its skilled hand-painted "Sometsuke" and "Akae" products. If you entered the studio and looked at the works of the artisans of Fukuhou Kiln, you would realize that even the most delicate and subtle lines were drawn without hesitation. It is truly craftsmanship. Among the many Hasami ware kilns, Fukuhou kiln has an established reputation for the delicate painting of the "Tokusa"(vertical stripe) pattern, and this series has become a long seller.
In recent years, Hasami ware has gained popularity for its ease of use and modern style and has been attracting attention among Japanese young people. This Fukuhou kiln has also succeeded in combining traditional techniques with modern needs. The tableware is easy to use, has a warm shape, and is stylish enough to complement your food, making you want to use it every day.
About HASAMI ware
Hasami ware is a type of pottery produced in the vicinity of Hasami-cho, located in the north central part of Nagasaki Prefecture, with a history of over 400 years. One of the characteristics of Hasami ware is that there is no fixed technique, so it is possible to make pottery that fits the times. For this reason, Hasami ware comes in a variety of shapes, both large and small, and has a rich variety of designs. Because of the variety of expressions, Hasami ware is loved by people of all ages and genders.