Ginsai Light Blue Kutani Japanese Teapot Set
This Japanese teapot set features Ginsai, the Kutani ware technique by which five-color glaze applied over silver foil. This transparent and glossy glaze is complemented more beautifully by the gradient colors.
The smooth texture of porcelain feels relaxing and soft to your mouth, bringing out the rich yet delicate taste of Japanese green tea. Teacups with lids are perfect for entertaining guests because they can keep warm and look beautiful.
The tea strainer is called a "Sasame" and 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 teacup has a lid, making it very easy to use when welcoming important guests. You can create a more formal impression by combining it with this coaster.
It is perfect for a special occasion when enjoying Japanese tea with your family and guests, and also an extraordinary gift for ones who love Japanese art and culture.
This tea set, made by Japanese artisans using the traditional techniques of Kutani ware, is a design that will never go out of style and can be used for a long time.
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- Quantity: 1 pot and 5 cups
- Dimension: [Cup]D8.4cm(3.3in) x H8.1cm(3.2in)
- Capacity: [Teapot]360ml(12.2oz) [Cup]120ml(4oz)
- Material: Porcelain - Kutani ware
- Origin: Made in Japan
This is a technique in which 100% pure silver leaf is applied to each piece of pottery by hand and placed in the kiln. After the pottery is fired, the silver leaf is polished so that it becomes smooth, and then the beautiful and transparent Kutani Gosai glass glaze is applied. This technique requires a great deal of time and skill, including more than four times of kiln firings before it is completed. It combines the transparency and beauty of Kutani colors to enhance the dining experience.