Houhin Tea Set Black – Nankei Pottery
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This stylish Houhin Tea Set is designed and hand crafted by Yokkaichi based ceramic studio Nankei Pottery.
A Houhin is perfect for teas that brew at cooler temperatures like Gyokuro or Sencha (70°C is recommended).
It is made from clay which is high in iron content. Iron is considered to enhance and mellow the flavour of Japanese Green Tea. The teapot is left intentionally unglazed inside to promote this effect.
It is baked at a high temperature so that it can be used for a variety of different teas without odour transfer.
It comes with 2 matching cups that fit neatly inside the teapot, making it perfect for travel or preparing tea outside. The cups are glazed with a light gray finish to highlight the colour of the tea.
**Please note: as these are hand crafted, actual product may differ slightly to the product pictured
Teapot Capacity: 120ml (50-80ml safe brew level)
Size (Approx): Width (inc. spout) 115mm / Height 60mm / Diameter 90mm
Cups Capacity: 50ml large / 30ml small
**To avoid any spilling from lid, start pouring at a gentle angle and tilt slowly
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