Stunning superb-premium grade red clay Tokoname yaki (常滑焼) Japanese teapot made in Aichi - a Chikushun production series. The interior has a built-in mesh tea strainer - making this series of teapot suitable for deep steeped teas. Pots feature an unique stunning edged shape and legs, handpainted 'framed' floral adorn sides and one of a kind gourd shaped lid tops. Tokoname teapots use a clay that contains high iron content and porous makeup - helping to balance the tannins in tea. Gift box included.