This sturdy cast iron teapot, or tetsubin, has a matte mint colored finish and an enamel coating on the interior to prevent rusting. The body is cast with a gold abstract floral design. Cast ironware heats evenly and retains heat well and is praised worldwide for their beauty, strength, and superb quality.
Historically during the mid 19th century as infused tea drinking became more popular in Japan, “tetsubin,” or cast iron teapots, evolved from being a kitchen item to being a status symbol used to serve tea. Many nobles cherished their teapots as treasures and kept them in the family for generations.
This product includes the following:
- 1 teapot (approximate capacity: 800 ml or 27 fl oz)
- 1 removable stainless steel mesh tea filter (approximate dimension: 2 3/4" dia)