At the venerable age of 80, Japanese ceramist Gyokko is still an active artist whose energy do not seem to fade. He manages to keep in artistic vision: offering teapots that are both affordable, artisanal and complex.
As well as offering comfortable handling thanks to its side handle, the kyusu teapot is designed with a fine-mesh filter that will easily retain even the finest leaves.
Great producer and consumer of green tea, Japan offers traditional teapots that will optimise the infusion of this tea family while being beneficial for others.
Opening diameter: 7.5 cm
Height: 9.75 cm
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This tea comes from the magnificent Ashikubo valley and has undergone a long drying process.
Grown and processed in the region of Uji in Japan, this "shade-tea" is of great finesse. Shade structures which block up to 70% of the light are placed over the tea plants two weeks before harvest in order to soften the leaves and increase the chlorophyll concentration.