Suishobori seigaiha teapot

A very unique teapot from Hasami, Nagasaki prefecture. The small holes around the sides are individually punched out by hand to create a lacy pattern and then filled in with "secret crystal", a material whose exact properties are known only to the craftsmen of the kiln! When held up to the light, the holes sparkle, adding a lovely translucent quality to the white porcelain which is further offset by bands of sometsuke wave patterns. Exquisite craftsmanship!
Comes in a paper gift box.
Handcraftedin Hasami(next to Arita town), Japan by Tanshin kiln.
Approx.size: length (incl. body and handle) 17.5cm / 6.8, height 7.3cm / 2.9",
volume (up to the rim): 300ml / 10.1 oz

US$163.00 (Shipping charges not included)