Red 'Four Season' Japanese Iron Teapot

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Red 'Four Season' Japanese Iron Teapot

Japanese teapot

Break tradition with this beautiful red Japanese iron kyūsu (or teapot) handmade exclusively in Iwate Japan by skilled craftsmen, in one of only 2 areas producing these teapots dating back to the 17th century. A smaller version of the tradiional Tetsubin iron teapots which were used on open fires, the kyūsu became popular in Japan in the 19th century as 'status symbols'.

Decorated in Japanese symbols indicating the 'Four Seasons' this teapot is perfect for all occasions and enjoyed equally with all types of tea. Glazed with enamel on the inside and with a fitted tea strainer, these teapots are built to last.

"Farm when it's sunny, read when it rains."
Japanese Proverb

Net Wt. 1300 g

Exclusively from one of the most well known and respected manufacturers of Nanbu ironware, Iwachu is renowened the world oever for making iron teapots of superior quality and beauty. The manufacturing process has chnaged little in more than a century with craftsmen undertaking the process of 64-68 diffeent steps almost entirely by hand, overlooked by a master craftsmen or Kamashi who ensures quality is never compromised.

  • 850ml, sufficient for 4-6 servings of tea
  • Cast iron teapot
  • Handmade in Japan by master craftsmen
  • 100% authentic Japanese Nanbu craftsmanship
  • Enamel glazed inside with fitted stainless steel tea strainer
  • Cast iron will keep your tea warm for nearly an hour
  • Traditional 'Four Seasons' design motif
  • Neutral to taste, means you only taste the tea
  • Add a touch of style and tradition to your afternoon tea

100% Authentic Japanese Handcrafted