Cast Iron Teapot (Japanese Koi)
This classic 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. The body is cast with a Koi design. Koi symbolizes perseverance, courage, and good fortune in traditional Japanese culture. 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: 650 ml or 22.1 fl oz)
- 1 removable stainless tea filter (approximate dimension: 2 3/4" dia)