Stunning premium grade red clay Tokoname yaki (常滑焼) Japanese teapot made in Aichi - in an extra large volume capacity and round belly design that is rarely offered in traditional Japanese teaware. The interior has a detachable fine mesh tea strainer that's functional and easy to clean - making this teapot suitable for deep steeped teas. Surface features a spiraling hiramaru pattern along with handpainted floral motifs. Tokoname teapots use a clay that contains high iron content - helping to balance the tannins in tea. Gift box included.