Copper Tea Canister Chazutsu Teuchi Tsuime
A handcrafted copper tea canister with inner lid to keep your tea fresh. This canister is made by master craftsmen using a technique called "Tsuiki".
This is the art of shaping by mallets a sheet of copper to flatten, stretch and pound the material to the desired shape. A beautiful canister evolves.
The canister is airtight by the use of an inner lid to seal the contents then has a smoothly sliding outer lid, matching the body of the canister.
After daily use, copper color will change nicely.
4-1/2" tall, 3" in diameter.
Holds about 120 grams (4.2 ounces).
Matching copper tea scoop, 3" in length, 1" in width.
Made in Japan
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