This elegant teapot (Kyusu) is handmade by a renowned Tokoname-yaki potter Hirotaka Umehara, an accredited Master of Traditional Arts (Dento Kogeishi) by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Type: Tokoname-yaki (Tokoname ware): Tokoname-yaki is a type of pottery produced in the area around Tokoname city in Aichi Prefecture, one of the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan. The history of Tokoname ware dates back to the 12th century. Kiln: Gyokkou kiln Material: Ceramic Size: W 14 cm / 5.12 in x D 16 cm / 6.3 in x H 10 cm / 3.94 in Volume: 300 ml / 10.14 oz Weight: 270 g / 0.6 lb Place of Origin: Handcrafted in Aichi Prefecture, Japan
Note: Each piece has a unique irregular shape. Actual color may vary from picture due to screen settings.