Teapot KOMON Cypress Pattern – Yamatsu
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This Mino-yaki teapot is hand crafted by Yamatsu. They have a 150 year history producing porcelain ceramic ware.
They combine history and refinement with modern aesthetics to produce tea ware that is as practical as it is beautiful.
The teapot’s lid features a traditional KOMON herringbone pattern that represents the Hinoki Cypress tree native to Japan. These types of repetitive patterns are ubiquitous in Japan and are derived from use on Kimono in particular.
The pattern is transferred to the lid using a traditional technique called ‘copper plate painting’. A pattern is engraved in a copper plate. Ceramic paint is applied to the copper plate, then transferred using paper to the ceramic ware before being fired in the kiln.
The stainless steel filter is also made in Japan and can be removed for easy cleaning. The handle is made of bamboo and is also removable.
*Please note: this is a hand crafted item with slight variations between products. Products will be selected randomly from available stock
Size (Approx): Height 105mm (185mm with Handle) / Diameter 105mm / Width (inc. spout) 155mm
Volume (Total Approx): 680ml
Material: Porcelain, Bamboo handle, Stainless Steel filter
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