Cast Iron Teapot (Black Square Tetsubin)
This teapot is made from sturdy iron and has enamel coating on the interior to prevent rusting. It also comes with a removable stainless steel tea filter. This teapot is cast in a classical square shape. Cast ironware heats evenly and retains heat well and is praised worldwide for their beauty, strength, and superb quality. Please note that this teapot SHOULD NOT be used directly on stovetop to heat water.
Historically during the mid 19th century as infused tea drinking became more popular in Japan, "tetsubin" or cast iron teapot evolved from being a kitchen item to being a status symbol used to serve tea. Many nobles cherish their teapots as treasures and are kept in the family for generations.
This product includes the following:
- 1 teapot (approximate capacity: 500 ml or 17 fl oz)
- 1 removable stainless tea filter (approximate dimension: 2 3/4" dia)