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Mogake Shiboridash Teapot

Mogake Shiboridash Teapot
tokoname shiboridashi teapot shiboridashi gyokuro teapot
 
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Handcrafted in Tokoname, Aichi prefecture Japan, this Mogake style teapot was made with gyokuro and light steamed asamushi sencha brewing in mind. The teapot was wrapped with seaweed, causing the salt from the seaweed to oxidize with the clay making a unique pattern on the teapot. Since gyokuro should be brewed at a lower temperature and with double the amount of loose leaf (usually the most expensive green teas available), the use of this special set is ideal for gyokuro enthusiasts, allowing multiple infusions from the same gyokuro leaf.

How to Brew Gyokuro - Step-by-Step Instructions!

The set is intentionally made very small, holding just 100ml (3.4 ounces) of water. The lid fits the inside of the teapot wall perfectly and is tilted to whatever degree the brewer would like the gap to be to pour efficiently, eliminating the need for a filter basket. With perhaps the exception of deep steamed green tea, this tea set could also be used for other green teas.

About the maker Hakusan Katayama III

Mr. Hakusan was born into a family with a long standing pottery tradition in Tokoname, Aichi prefecture, a region famous for its outstanding pottery, and he studied under his father Tadayoshi's tutelage. He is a member of the Japan Sencha Crafts Association, and the Tokoname Hand-made Teapot Association. Mr Hakusan has won numerous national prizes for his pottery.

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SKU 16569  
Shipping Weight 400.00 grams
Material Ceramic
Clay Color Light Green
Infuser Screen Other
Locality/Style Tokoname-yaki
Good For Brewing Light Steamed Green Tea
Gyokuro
Size 100ml/3.4oz
Glazed Yes
 
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Karsten Arnold
Feb 12, 2014
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This small mogake shiboridashi is so lovely! It has a wonderful light green colour and the lid fits perfectly - excellent handmade quality by Hakusan for an outstanding price in comparison to other offers of japanese vendors that are specialized in Tokoname yaki - you can find some for 14000 yen which is about 100 Euro/136 Dollar. Thank you very much Kevin!

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