Yutaka Arabesque Tokoname Japanese Teapot Set 9.4oz(270ml)-Sasame and Ceramesh
This teapot set is made of Tokoname ware with delicate floral and arabesque patterns painted on the edges. At first glance, the decoration is modest, but it is full of traditional techniques.
The flowers are made by pressed wooden stamps into the clay before drying, and the arabesque pattern is made by carving and then adding ink to the leaves areas after firing to make the decoration stand out even more.
It is made in a finish called "Yaki-jime", which is a process that does not apply glaze, allowing the pottery a rustic and moist texture that makes you want to touch it.
The lids of Tokoname Teapot are known for their tight fit and airtightness, which allows the tea to slowly draw out its flavor.
This set comes in a wooden box, making it a perfect gift. Tokoname ware has the largest share of Teapot production in Japan.
- Quantity: Set includes 1 teapot, 2 teacups
- Dimension: [Wooden Box]28.7cm(11.3in)x 17.4cm(6.9in)x H10.8cm(4.3in)
- Capacity:[Teapot] 270ml(9.1oz)//[Teacup-Large]240ml(8.1oz)/[Teacup-Small]180ml(6.1oz)
- 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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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.