This teapot was shaped in the image of an iron bowl held by a mendicant priest. It is the standard shape of Nankei Seitoen, which has been producing this teapot for more than 50 years. With its dignified appearance, it has been loved for a long time.
The light gray beige color gently gives a soft impression on the dining table. By not glazing the inside, the fine unevenness of the surface moderately reduces the astringency of tea, making it mellow and delicious.
How a teapot is made (JP)