Yakishime Kyusu (Banko-yaki)
|Size||2.6" x 3.1" (excluding handle and spout)|
|Made in||Mie Prefecture, Japan (Banko-yaki)|
This kyusu was crafted with great care in order to make it pleasing to the eye as well as functional for preparing delicious Japanese tea.
Its round shape has an endearing quality, and its textured surface gives a warm impression. The well thought-out details and painstaking finish are testimony to the artisan's meticulous and reliable craftsmanship.
The white glaze inside the kyusu makes it easier to see what's inside, allowing you to spot and clean up remaining tea leaves, keeping the kyusu in good condition.
We encourage you to make the most of this handy kyusu, and are confident that it will soon become an item you frequently rely on. And, the more you use it, the more its coarse texture will become smooth and lustrous, gaining a feel that is unique to your particular kyusu.
An adorable lid reminiscent of the top of an apple.
The ridge around the opening rises elegantly from the curved surface.
A handle carefully shaped with fingers and spatula.
White glaze on the inside improves visibility, making it easier to see the tea leaves and how much water you have added, and to clean up afterwards.
Packaged in a box illustrated with a charming scene of people working in the tea fields, this kyusu also makes a wonderful gift.
- Uniformly crafted with very thin walls, the teapot is particularly light and holds more water than one might guess from looking at it.
- Each kyusu is handmade, so individual teapots may vary in size and other specifications, and we may occasionally run short on stock.