This "Kyusu" Tokoname-Yaki teapot is made with the Itome technique.
The sensitive thin lines on the surface are created with a soft brush rolling spirally. It also creates a non-slip texture.
Brewing green tea in this type of teapot is popular in Japan. Made of very thin light clay, has a built in ceramic strainer inside spout. Brews a single pot of tea. Holds 12 fluid ounces. 3-1/2 inches in diameter, 4 inches tall, Made by Tokoname in Japan.
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