Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork
Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork
Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork
Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork
Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork
Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork

Tea supplies, Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black - Nambu ironware, Metalwork

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Tea pot, Rock garden, 0.8L, Black

Nambu ironware, teapot
Work by ITCHU-DO
Size: 155×125×H175(mm)
Material: Cast iron
Condition: New

About this piece
This iron kettle with a unique shape and a Japanese atmosphere with sand crests on the surface.
The inner surface is enameled and the outer surface is urethane coated. Includes a stainless steel tea strainer.

Handling precautions
・Each item may vary slightly due to the handmade process. The photo is an example. Please enjoy the unique beauty of each piece.
・After using the teapot, wipe off the water and store it in a dry place.
・When washing, do not rub the teapot. Please refrain from using metal scrubbing brushes or abrasives.
・Do not use the pot with soup containing seasonings, as this may cause the color to fade, discolor, or rust.
・Do not use on direct heat, in microwave ovens or dishwashers.

 

Japanese traditional craft: Nambu ironware

Nambu ironware originated in the mid-17th century in Morioka, a place that is suited to ironworking due to its abundant iron and clay resources. It began when the lord of the Nambu Domain (now Iwate Prefecture) invited metal casters from Kyoto to make tea pots. Thereafter, the artisans created various cast iron items, but it was during the Edo period (1603-1868) when the iconic "tetsubin" or small iron kettle was born, and its use soon spread to the common folk.

It is said that hot water boiled in a Nambu iron kettle has a more mellow taste, and makes tea or coffee more delicious. Nambu iron kettles are also highly durable and can be used for a lifetime.

Though they have slightly different histories, ironware from both Morioka and Oshu are today collectively referred to as Nambu ironware. Besides the popular iron kettles, you can also find cooking pots and pans, accessories, wind chimes, and various ornaments.

Nambu ironware was designated as a Traditional Craft of Japan in 1975.

 

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