Syunju Green Ivy Tokoname Japanese Teapot 16.9oz(500ml)-Sasame and Ceramesh
This teapot is made of Tokoname ware. Ivy is painted in green with a thin striped pattern called "Itome"(thread pattern).
While retaining the natural atmosphere of clay, the polished and smooth texture and the minimalistic form cultivated through a long tradition convey an elegant atmosphere. The lids of Tokoname Teapot are known for their tight fit and airtightness, which allows the tea to slowly draw out its flavor.
Tokoname ware has the largest share of Teapot production in Japan. Tokoname ware is located in the southwest of Aichi Prefecture and is one of the six major ceramic production areas in Japan, known as the “Rokkoyo (Six Old Kilns)". The smooth and beautiful earthenware fired at high temperatures has supported the life and tea culture of Japan.
It has a "Sasame"/"Ceramesh" strainer, which is recommended to fully enjoy the aroma of tea. It is made with elaborate molds and new ceramic technology This type of tea strainer is known for less clogging of tea leaves and smooth tea pouring.
With its size and the ceramic strainer, this teapot is suitable for any tea types. Sencha(middle-grade green tea) and Kariganecha(High-grade stem tea) are especially recommended.
- Quantity: 1
- Dimension: 16cm(6.3in) x18.5cm(7.3in) x11cm(4.3in)
- Capacity: 500ml(16.9oz)
- Strainer Type: Sasame and Ceramesh
- Material: Stoneware
- Origin: Tokoname Ware
- Recommended Tea Leaf: Sencha(middle-grade green tea) and Kariganecha(High-grade stem tea)
Shunju is the standard for Japanese tea teapots in postwar Japan. With precise mold formation and high quality Shudei clay, the teapot is fired delicately without any compromise. It has created the scenery of daily tea time in Japan, where people drink delicious tea at home with family.
About TOKONAME WARE
Tokoname Ware is one of the six traditional ceramic production areas in Japan known as the “Rokkoyo (Six Old Kilns)", and has been supporting the culture of Japanese life with its beautifully smooth Earthen Ware which fired by high temperature.
Especially the tea ware produced from the excellent potter's wheel technique and the high quality red clay called “Shudei" is a classic, favorite tool for Japanese.
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Absolutely beautiful item to keep and enjoy for years to come! Feels truly like a piece of art, love it!
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