This teapot is made from sturdy iron and has enamel coating on the interior to prevent rusting. The body is cast into the shape of Mt. Fuji. This hard to find teapot symbolizes nature and harmony in Japanese culture. Cast ironware heats evenly and retains heat well and is praised worldwide for their beauty, strength, and superb quality. In addition to brewing tea, you can also use this teapot directly on stovetop to heat water. Due its large size and heavy weight, this teapot is mostly used as house decoration or collectors item.
Historically during the mid 19th century as infused tea drinking became more popular in Japan, “tetsubin” or cast iron teapot evolved from being a kitchen item to being a status symbol used to serve tea. Many nobles cherish their teapots as treasures and are kept in the family for generations.
This product includes the following:
- 1 teapot (approximate capacity: 1900 ml or 64.6 fl oz)(base dia 10 1/4" x 6 1/4" ht)
- 1 removable stainless tea filter (approximate dimension: 3 1/8" dia)
- free tea
Overall Rating for Large Fuji Mountain Cast Iron Teapot