Arita Porcelain Camellia Utsuwa Teapot 5-piece Set
The Japanese word utsuwa literally means “vessel” or “container”, and commonly refers to any kind of cup, plate, dish, or pot. The word seems to have an onomatopoeic quality of softness and roundness in pottery. The camellias are painted by hand and are generously painted on both outside and inside of the cups. The "Icchin" hand-painting technique creates a unique look on every cups and pots. Comes in a special gift box, making it an ideal gift for celebrations with your loved ones.
- Each set includes 1 teapot and 5 tea cups
- Teapot size: 16 x 13 x 9.5cm, capacity 650cc
- Tea cup size: 8.9 x 7.5cm, capacity 180cc
- Made in Japan
- Remove all packaging and labels before first use
- Hand wash only
Due to the production techniques used to make the beautiful products, the glaze may appear different to what was advertised. Slight colour variations & glaze idiosyncrasies are normal, making each product truly one of a kind There could be some differences in the colour and weight of the products.
About Arita Porcelain
Arita is a well known historical porcelain producing area with a 400 year history. When you look carefully at Arita porcelain products, you will see how they differ from other porcelains, particularly in the subtle tones of white and beautiful artwork. Arita is known as the home of Imari porcelain, internationally the most famous type of Japanese pottery. The distinctive Japanese Arita porcelain is renowned for its superb quality and the tradition of porcelain making dating back 400 years, when Korean potters first discovered kaolin, a superior quality white clay in Arita and introduced the art of pottery to Japan.