Syunju Weeping Sakura Tokoname Japanese Teapot 12.8oz(380ml)-Sasame and Ceramesh
This is a teapot of Tokoname ware with brownish black color and Sakura(cherry blossom) painting.
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: 14cm(5.5in) x17cm(6.7in) x11.5cm(4.5in)
- Capacity: 380ml(12.8oz)
- Strainer Type: Sasame and Ceramesh
- Material: Stoneware
- Origin: Tokoname Ware
- Recommended Tea Leaf: Sencha(middle-grade green tea) and Kariganecha(High-grade stem tea)
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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 earthenware 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.
I just received this kyusu today and absolutely love it. I am so happy that I purchased it. The detail in workmanship and design is beautiful. It has exceeded my expectations. I know I will use it everyday. I will continue to highly recommend Musubi Kiln for the beautiful Japanese wares that you provide. Thank you.
Thank you so much for your warm words and wonderful photos! We wish this teapot will make your teatime even more relaxing and comfortable. We look forward to serving you again.