Stunning premium grade Tokoname yaki (常滑焼) Japanese teapot made in Aichi. The interior has a built-in mesh tea strainer - making this teapot suitable for deep steeped teas. Handpainted sakura blossoms on a stunning and one of a kind light blushing green glazed clay base are vivid and lovely. Tokoname teapots use a clay that contains high iron content - helping to balance the tannins in tea. Gift box included.