This classic teapot is made from sturdy cast iron and has an enamel coating on the interior to prevent rusting. It also comes with a removable stainless steel mesh tea filter. The body is cast with a Koi design in relief. Koi symbolizes perseverance, courage, and good fortune in traditional Japanese culture. Cast ironware heats evenly and retains heat well. It is praised worldwide for its beauty, strength, and superb quality. Please note that this teapot should not be used directly on stove-top to heat water.
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.
Be sure to take a look at our matching cast iron trivets!
This product includes the following:
- 1 teapot (approximate capacity: 650 ml or 22.1 fl oz)
- 1 removable stainless tea filter (approximate dimension: 2 3/4" dia)