This "Kyusu" Tokoname-Yaki teapot is made with the Nerikomi/cut technique which is created by mixing several clays on a potter's wheel. The pattern varies depending on the spinning speed and the pressure it gets. Applying cuts on the surface makes a more unique and complex design.
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 8 fluid ounces. 3-1/4 inches in diameter, 4 inches tall
Handmade ceramic tea cup is 3 inches in diameter, 4-1/4 inches tall. Holds 6 ounces. Made in Tokoname, Japan.
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