Plum Blossom Teapot (Loose Leaf Tea)


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Plum Blossom Teapot

Hand Crafted in Tokoname, Japan

The handcrafted, hand-etched Plum Blossom Teapot exemplifies the iconic Tokoname kyusu. Highly refined clay & masterful technique yield an impeccably smooth, yet unglazed surface. The Ita-Ami (the fine mesh stainless steel filter screen) gives this teapot superb function for premium loose-leaf teas.

When deep-steamed tea leaves such as fukamushi or chumushi sencha are processed through extended steaming, they become brittle and often break during the roasting & drying process. Small broken leaves, often a sign of poor quality in other teas, signify HIGH quality in Japanese green teas. These delicate leaves must be prepared in a teapot with a fine mesh screen and a spout that decants quickly. This teapot is ideal for preparing Japanese green teas. 

(Diameter 3.25" , Height 2" (not including lid)

Approximately 8 Ounces by volume

HAND WASH ONLY - Not safe for dishwasher. Do not use soap or detergent.

Do not place directly on stove. Do not heat over an open flame or in a microwave.






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