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 and impressionist landscape silhouette on a stunning and dark glazed clay base and larger flat body are vivid and lovely. Tokoname teapots use a clay that contains high iron content - helping to balance the tannins in tea. Gift box included.