Kyusu ‘Kiku’ Black – Nankei Ceramics
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These teapots are not being remade until 2019. Please join the waiting list for interest.
This ‘Kiku’ Kyusu teapot is hand crafted by Yokkaichi based ceramic studio Nankei.
It is made from 100% clay (apart from the mesh strainer) in the Banko-yaki style of pottery, and the unique design represents a chrysanthemum flower.
The teapot is made of 4 parts which are crafted separately by specialist artisans. They come together to produce a perfectly balanced teapot made with exacting skill.
The fine mesh filter in the base of the teapot is a unique design ideal for Japanese green tea, as the leaves are often small. Additionally, as it’s raised slightly from the base, it stops tea from over-infusing and prevents extra cups, and/or steeps from becoming bitter.
The modern, yet classic design of this Kyusu makes it suitable for any interior or taste.
Capacity: 230ml (good for 1-2 cups of tea)
Size (Approx): Width (inc. handle) 140mm / Height 80mm / Diameter 100mm