Nankei Banko Yaki Teapot

$ 92.00 USD

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Brew up a better cup of tea with this artisan Banko Yaki teapot. It features a simple shape and a soft transparent glaze that brings a sense of calm to your tea routine. The body and lid feature fine holes that make it suitable for brewing old-fashioned coarsely strained teas while extracting all of the delicate umami flavors. Made in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture by Nankei Seizoen, a small Banko Yaki producer that has been operating since 1913.

About Banko Yaki
Based in the Mie Prefecture, the art of Banko Yaki is a traditional ceramic technique that is entrenched with Japanese culture.  Dating back to the 18th century, Banko Yaki ceramics offer unique heat resistance and a beautiful but practical composition in muted, earthy colors.  These pieces continue to honor an ancient art in a modern world by reshaping the past to fit the needs of the future.

Materials: Stoneware
Dimensions: 7.28” W x 5.98” D x 3.35” H
Volume: 10.14 fl oz (300ml)
Care: Use neutral detergent for cleaning and avoid abrasive sponges. Thoroughly rinse, drain, and dry between uses. The clay used contains iron powder that may develop into dark spots, this is natural and desirable.
Yokkaichi, Japan