Iwachu Japanese Iron Teapot Tetsubin Silver and Black Goldfish

September 26, 2014 - Comment

Japanese tetsubin (iron teapots) evolved from larger vessels used centuries ago to heat water for tea and provide warmth and humidity in the home during the winter. The goldfish depicted in this Iwachu original design symbolizes good fortune. Iwachu is one of the finest manufacturers of Japanese ironware, with a company history of over 100

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Japanese tetsubin (iron teapots) evolved from larger vessels used centuries ago to heat water for tea and provide warmth and humidity in the home during the winter. The goldfish depicted in this Iwachu original design symbolizes good fortune. Iwachu is one of the finest manufacturers of Japanese ironware, with a company history of over 100 years. Today, craftsmen at Iwachu pay respect to this tradition by infusing each product with skilled precision and detail throughout the entire manufacturing process. The superior quality, beauty, and lasting durability of Iwachu products have earned them the worldwide reputation as the leading manufacturer of authentic Japanese tetsubin.

Product Features

  • Made in Japan
  • 22-Ounce capacity
  • Removable stainless steel infuser
  • Enamel coated interior to prevent rust

Comments

Mike R. says:

Excellent teapot for one or two people The price and quality of this teapot may mean its greatest appeal is to collectors and folks who like decorative things. I’m not a teapot collector, but I’ve acquired a few just from trying to find one that works best for me. Although a long time tea drinker, I only recently got interested in cast iron after a visit to a local Thai restaurant where we were served tea in a cast iron pot. It seemed the pot kept the tea hotter for far longer than my ceramic ones at home, and I found the heavier…

J.Lane "Bornagainscholar" says:

Weath and prosperity This teapot and other “Tetsubin” (Japanese cast iron pots with a pouring spout and handle crossing over the top) are a tradition in Japanese culture. This design with the goldfish and ripples carries the meaning of wealth, prosperity, and fidelity from the fish and infinite positive energy from the ripples. Aside from the beautiful looks this tea pot is well crafted. Fully enameled to protect from rust and corrosion, if taken care of it could last you a lifetime. I think the best feature of…

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