Cast Iron Teapot (Large Bamboo Tetsubin)
This teapot made from sturdy iron has an enamel coating on the interior to prevent rusting. The body is cast with a bamboo design. Bamboo symbolizes endurance and perseverance in traditional Japanese culture. Cast ironware heats evenly and retains heat well and is praised worldwide for their beauty, strength, and superb quality. In addition to brewing tea, you can also use this teapot 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: 1000 ml or 34 fl oz)
- 1 removable stainless tea filter (approximate dimension: 3 5/8" dia)