Ceramic Flat Teapot with Side Handle (Black)

Ceramic Flat Teapot with Side Handle (Black)


This teapot comes from the Tokoname region, which is home to one of the six ancient kilns of Japan. Also known as Hira-kyusu (平急須), which means 'flat teapot’, the flat shape allows the tealeaves to spread slowly. It is ideal for preparing low temperature tea such as gyokuro; enhancing its rich, umami flavour.

Dimensions: Ø13 × H4.5cm

Material: Ceramic

Place of Origin: Tokoname, Japan

Instructions for Care: Instructions for Care: Hand-wash with warm soapy water only and do not leave to soak. Do not use on any hobs, in the microwave, or oven. Before the first use, boil the inner surface with rice gruel for 30 minutes in order to fill the gaps of the clay. If the texture of the foot is rough, use tablecloths or mats to prevent scratches on furniture. Handle with care at all times and do not use if it is chipped or cracked.

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