Seigado Golden Brown Copper Tea Canister
The ground color of the copper is accented with small flowers and horizontal strikes.
This copper tea canister is hermetically sealed to keep tea leaves tasty.
When the top lid is inserted correctly, it will drop down smoothly. After that, turn it to the right and it will stop at the point where you hear a click.
1. A single copper sheet is hammered into shape and then cleaned to remove any oil or other contaminants.
2. Soaked in a sulfurizing solution to form an artificial rust coating.
3. Next, the black rust is polished off from the entire surface of the sake cup, taking into consideration the design and coloring of each piece. The black color is left only on the hammered surface to accentuate the shading.
4. Finally, the piece is soaked in boiling color solution made by traditional technique to develop a golden-brown color.
The color is brighter than that of ordinary sulfurized brown copper. As it is carefully used, it becomes more austere and atmospheric, and its color develops into a deeper hue.
- Dimension: D7.7cm(3in)×H11cm(4.3in)
- Capacity: 150g(0.3lb)
- Material: Copper
- Origin: Made in Japan
- Brand: Seigado
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